Books, Photographs & Prints - Sale 12BP01 - Lot 76Monday, April 23, 2012 at 10am
PENN, IRVING (1917-2009)
Still Life with Watermelon, New York, 1947. Dye transfer print mounted, 24 x 19 7/8 inches (610 x 505 mm), signed, annotated in ink and Penn/Conde Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps (on the reverse of the mount). Emulson surface with craquelure, but overall an extraordinarily attractive image, probably printed 1960s or 1970s.
Penn Moments Preserved p. 117; Szarkowski Irving Penn 1984, plate 63; Penn Passage: A Work Record p. 41.
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