on verso, signed by artist, center left in graphite circled: Irving Penn; on recto, by unknown hand, top right in negative: 157070-5; on verso, upper left stamped in black ink: REF. [by artist in graphite: 18467]; by artist, upper center in graphite in square: JOE LOUIS B [circled] / (NEW YORK, FEB. 15, 1948); upper center stamped in black ink: PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © [by artist in graphite: 1999] by Irving Penn / Courtesy of Vogue / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / photographer.; center left stamped in black ink: IRVING PENN; center right stamped in black ink: SIGNED PRINTS OF THIS PHOTOGRAPH / NOT EXCEEDING [by artist in graphite: 11. / I.P.]; by artist, lower left in graphite: Print made Jan. 29, 1999. / I.P.; lower center stamped in black ink: TONED IN: SELENIUM; lower right stamped in black ink: HYPO ELIMINATED; by unknown hand, bottom left in graphite: CIP-P-02; bottom center: PF43477
Ken Ross, Los Angeles; Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.