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Woman in Chicken Hat (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), New York

Irving Penn American

Not on view

With the war and rationing over, in the late 1940s and early 1950s the pages of American fashion magazines exploded with chic styles from Paris, London, and New York. Penn responded to the new looks—the cinched waists, full skirts, and, at times, eccentric millinery—with equal flair.

Woman in Chicken Hat (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), New York, Irving Penn (American, Plainfield, New Jersey 1917–2009 New York), Gelatin silver print

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