Irving Penn

American (Plainfield, New Jersey, 1917 - 2009, New York City, New York)

3 Steel Blocks

photograph | platinum/palladium print
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    Irving Penn, 3 Steel Blocks, 1981; platinum/palladium print, 16 in. x 24 in. (40.64 cm x 60.96 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Alexander Liberman; © Estate of Irving Penn

16 in. x 24 in. (40.64 cm x 60.96 cm)
Acquired 1985
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Alexander Liberman
© Estate of Irving Penn


steel, metal, blocks, abstract

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