Inscription

center verso in graphite: E (circled)/ P 1151 (circled)/ Vitrier, Paris 1950 / Arches paper / Platinum-palladium / Print made November 1976; 21/25 (circled); stamp: Hand-coated by the photographer; with graphite addition: Irving Penn (circled); artist's copyright stamp with graphite addition: 1951; lower left, stamp: In addition to 25 (graphite addition) numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver / prints not exceeding a total of 7 / IP (graphite addition) may exist.

Provenance

Irving Penn; gift to NGA, 2002.