IRVING PENN (1917–2009)
Four Guedras, Morocco, 1971
selenium toned gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1984
signed, titled, dated [with print date] and numbered ‘6362’ in pencil and ink, stamped photographer's/Condé Nast copyright credit and edition information, annotated ‘courtesy of Vogue’ in ink (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 19 1/8 x 19 in. (48.5 x 48.2 cm.)
mount: 22 ½ x 22 1/8 in. (57.1 x 56.1 cm.)
This work is from an edition of eighteen.
Fahey Klein Gallery, Los Angeles;
acquired from the above by the present owner, 1990.
Merry A. Foresta and William F. Stapp, Irving Penn: Master Images, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., 1990, cat. no. 44, p. 57.
Yvonne Lehnherr and Raoul Blanchard, Irving Penn: Collection prive´e, Privatsammlung, Musee d’art et d’histoire, Fribourg, Editions Benteli, 1994, cat. no. 64, p.89.
Merry A. Foresta, Irving Penn, Beyond Beauty, Smithsonian American Art Museum/the Irving Penn Foundation/Yale University Press, New Haven, and London, 2015, cat. no. 119, p.173.
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