White Masked Cuzco, Peru, 1948

  • Irving Penn, American, 1917-2009

Gelatin silver print

  • Framed: Sheet: 10 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (26.7 × 26.7 cm)

Gift of anonymous donors in memory of Margaret Edwards Gram

1991.1046

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Gelatin silver process
  • Photographic paper
  • Ponchos
  • Masks (costume)
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Cuzco

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in black pen and ink, on mount, lower center, verso: Irving Penn

Stamp, in black ink, on mount, upper right, verso: REF. [13172 in black pen and ink] Stamp, in black ink, on mount, center, verso: PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN | Copyright © [1960 (in black pen and ink)] by Irving Penn[, COURTESY OF VOUGE (in black pen and ink)] | written permission of the | copyright owner and | THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. Stamp, in black ink,on mount, center, verso: SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF | THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING [20. (in black pen and ink)] | TONED IN SELENIUM Stamp, in black ink, on mount, lower center below signature, verso: IRVING PENN

Inscribed, in black pen and ink, on mount, upper center, verso: TWO MEN IN WHITE MASKS | CUZCO, PERU, 1948 Inscribed, in black pen and ink, on mount, lower center, verso: Print made 1984. | IP Inscribed, in black pen and ink, on mount, lower right, verso: RIVES BFK MOUNT

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Laughlin (Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA); 1991-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Irving Penn, White Masked Cuzco, Peru, 1948, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of anonymous donors in memory of Margaret Edwards Gram, 1991.1046.