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Nude No. 140

Artist:
Irving Penn (American, Plainfield, New Jersey 1917–2009 New York)
Date:
1949–50
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
39.4 x 37.5 cm. (15 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Anonymous gift, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.1027
Rights and Reproduction:
© 1950 (renewed 1974) Irving Penn
Not on view
Inscription: Signed in pencil and stamped on print, verso CR: "[illegible signature] // PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN [encircled in pencil]"; photographer's stamps on print, verso LC: "Copyright (c) 1980 by Irving Penn, // May not be reprinted without written permission // of Irving Penn and/or The Condé Nast Publications Inc.", "One of no more than 15 [number in pencil] signed silver // prints of this negative. Each print // differs somewhat from the others. // Negative and prints made 1949-1950 // 1949-1950 [inscribed in pencil]"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso UR, UC, UC, LL, LR: "photo 2 [star]", "19187P-347", "[two dots] // 19187P-347/SN 814", "1. // S2 TR6596.6 pl.82", "13"; stamped on print with number inscribed in pencil on print, verso CR [sideways]: "1 [encircled]"
For the duration of the MMA exhibition "Photographs from the 1940s and 1950s", this photograph was temporarily given the accession number: 1990.1158.
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