Irving Penn

American, 1917–2009

Still Life with Skull, Pitcher and Medicine Bottle

Platinum/palladium print
Overall: 23.3 x 49.2 cm (9 3/16 x 19 3/8 in.)
Purchase: Intrepid Fund
Inscriptionsmat verso-(handwritten in pencil by artist) (title) "31B" "PR"
"AR 519" "neg. 3-4-'80" "11/53" "Platinum-palladium" "Strathmore
Paper on Aluminum" "Print made March 1981" "1981" "53" (signature
in pencil by artist) "Irving Penn" (rubber stamped) "Photography By
Irving Penn Copyright c (copyright symbol) 1981 (in pencil) by
Irving Penn" "In addition to 53 (in pencil) numbered prints of this
image is platinum metals, a number of unsigned silver prints for re-
productions in publications may exist" "Hand-coated by the photog..."
  • platinum-palladium print
  • still life

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