1966 (negative), 1998 (print)
Gelatin silver print on paper, selenium toned.
Image: 14 9/16 x 14 1/2 inches (37 x 36.9 cm); Sheet: 19 3/4 x 15 15/16 inches (50.2 x 40.5 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: Irving Penn / IRVING PENN; inscribed in graphite, upper left: 5 / PDH; stamped and inscribed in graphite, upper left: REF. 18249; inscribed in graphite, upper center [in rectangular border]: BARNETT NEWMAN (B) / (NEW YORK, JAN. 14, 1966); inscribed in graphite, upper center: Print made August 1998. / I.P.; stamped and inscribed in graphite, lower right: PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / COPYRIGHT © 1966 by Irving Penn / courtesy of Vogue / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / photographer.; stamped in black ink, lower right: HYPO ELIMINATED; stamped and inscribed in graphite, lower right: In addition to 10 signed SILVER / prints of this image there are also 20 / signed, numbered platinum-palladium prints / I.P.; stamped in black ink, lower center: TONED IN: SELENIUM.
Edition of 10. The artist identifies this as version B among his portraits of Barnett Newman.