1948 (negative), ca. 1948 (print)
Gelatin silver print on paper.
Image: 10 15/16 x 10 1/2 inches (27.7 x 26.7 cm); Sheet: 13 7/8 x 11 inches (35.3 x 27.9 cm)
Purchased as the gift of Richard L. Menschel and with the support of The Horace W. Goldsmith Fund for Americana and The Margaret T. Morris Fund.
Verso: signed in graphite and stamped in black ink, center left [encircled]: Irving Penn / IRVING PENN; inscribed in graphite, upper right: N P; inscribed in graphite, upper center: ANDRE DERAIN; stamped in black ink and inscribed in graphite, upper left: REF. 2008; stamped in black ink and inscribed in graphite, center [in square]: 16470 P / MODEL / DATE OF SITTING / OCT 27 1948 / ISSUE USED / COPYRIGHT / NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT / WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS, Inc.; inscribed in graphite, center [in rectangular border]: ANDRE DERAIN / ST. GERMAIN, FRANCE / JULY 26, 1948; inscribed in graphite, center: 323; inscribed in graphite, center: Print made near to date / of photographic sitting. / I.P.; stamped in black ink, center: PHOTOGRAPH / BY / PENN; stamped in black ink and inscribed in graphite, center: PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1984 by Irving Penn, COURTESY OF / VOGUE / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner and / THE CONDE NASTE PUBLICATIONS INC.; stamped in black ink and inscribed in graphite, center: SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 6.
Edition of 6.
The artist identifies this image as number 5 out of 5 portraits he made of Derain.