Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009); Alfred Hitchcock, New York;
Lot 101
Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009); Alfred Hitchcock, New York, May 23;
Sold for US$ 54,900 inc. premium
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Photographs New York
10 May 2011 13:00 EDT

Auction 18561
Lot Details
Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009)
Alfred Hitchcock, New York, May 23, 1947
Gelatin silver contact print, printed before 1955, signed, titled, dated, annotated 'Early Print' by Penn and inscribed in pencil, 'REF. 2794', 1948, 'Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps on verso; one of an edition of 21; '14282P-9' inscribed in negative in the upper margin, framed.
10 x 8in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    With Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
    Property from the Estate of Nina Ireland, San Francisco

    Literature:
    Passage: A Work Record, p. 36
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