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center verso in graphite: 300 (circled)/ Wiggins-Teape Paper on aluminum/ Multiple coating and printing/ 1) Palladium-vidium/ 2) Platinum-palladium/ Print made June-August 1969/ Irving Penn (circled); 23/53; center verso stamp: Hand-coated by the photographer; center verso paper label typescript: NUDE #147 (underlined)/ Photograph by Irving Penn/ Copyright c (circled) 1950 by Irving Penn/ Not to be reproduced without written permission of the copyright owner. Lower center verso stamp: In addition 53 (graphite addition) numbered prints of this image/ in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver/ prints [of a similar negative (graphite addition)] not exceeding a total of 22 (graphite addition) may exist.; u.r. in graphite: LF

Provenance

Irving Penn; gift to NGA, 2002.