IRVING PENN (1917–2009)
Two Men in White Masks, Cuzco, Peru, 1948
selenium toned gelatin silver print, mounted on board, printed 1984
signed, titled, dated [with print date], and numbered ‘13163’ in pencil, stamped photographer's copyright credit, with COURTESY OF VOGUE, Condé Nast Publications reproduction limitation and edition information in ink (mount, verso); credited, titled and dated on affixed gallery label (frame backing)
image/sheet: 1012 x 1014 in. (26.6 x 26 cm.)
mount: 1312 x 1212 in. (34.2 x 31.7 cm.)
This work is from an edition of twenty.
Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta;
acquired from the above by the present owner, c. 2000.
Alexander Liberman and Rosemary Blackmon, Irving Penn: Moments Preserved; Eight Essays in Photographs and Words, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1960, p. 97.
Exhibition catalogue, Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1977, pl. 55, p. 104.
Exhibition catalogue, John Szarkowksi, Irving Penn, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1984, pl. 61
Exhibition catalogue, Irving Penn, Musée d'art et d'histoire; Benteli, Fribourg, 1994, pl. 21, p. 40.
Exhibition catalogue, Merry Foresta, Irving Penn : Beyond Beauty, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2015, pl. 66, p. 105.
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