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Irving Penn
ICONIC RARE! SIGNED Irving Penn Moments Preserved Gravure Color Photographs 1960
1960. Sale today!!! Super Mega RARE! ICONIC book!! SIGNED by Irving Penn Moments Preserved Gravure Color Photographs HC Slipcase Irving Penn - Moments Preserved Hardcover with original slipcase The book is a first edition copyright Irving Penn 1960 Beautiful ICONIC Book!!!! Moments Preserved. Eight essays in photographs and words by Irving Penn. With an introduction by Alexander Liberman. Rosemary Blackmon collaborated on captions and text. Simon and Schuster, New York, 1960. 183 pp. First edition. Small folio. Hardcover. Clothbound in the dust jacket. Photo illustrated laminated cardboard slipcase. Numerous gravure and color reproductions. For this masterpiece of printing, Penn spent a month in Lucerne, Switzerland overseeing the process at C.J. Bucher, who had produced Avedon's Observations the previous year. Each of the eight sections in this seminal monograph "have in common the photographer's deftly understated portraits, printed here in the subtlest gravure," says Vince Aletti in The Book of 101 Books. "Penn reinvented the classic daylight studio portrait for a more casual time," he goes on to say, "undercutting its formality but heightening its potential as a revealing performance." The book has a some staining to the cover, but inside is very clean!!! (Excellent condition ) Great copy. Sale as is, no return. Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Steven Klein, Annie Leibovitz, Henri Cartier-Bresson Steven Meisel, Bruce Weber, Richard Avedon, Herb Ritts, Ellen Von Unwerth, Edward Steichen, Clifford Coffin, George Hoyningen-Huene, Hiro, Erwin Blumenfeld Ray Metzker Daido Moriyam … [Click Below for Full Description]
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