Irving Penn [American Photographer, 1917-2009]

Summer Sleep, 1949

All about a great artist who passed away...

Home Page:
Irving Penn
A list of Penn's books in and out of print, and nothing else

Museums and Public Art Galleries:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteIrving Penn at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Earthly Bodies: Irving Penn's Nudes, 1949-50

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Nude No. 1, 1949-50

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Irving Penn in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago
Note the link at the bottom of the page to all works in their collection by Irving Penn

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba

Pictures from Image Archives:
Masters of Photography

Miscellaneous Sites:
Photo Seminars Online

Vogue Magazine
Rather huge portrait of the novelist Colette

Articles and Reference Sites:

Answers.com reference works
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Irving Penn
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 75-word preview only.

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

"Irving Penn's Modern Venus"

New York Times
Obituary for the artist, who passed away October 7, 2009.

Notable Site

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