All about a great artist who passed away...
A list of Penn's books in and out of print, and nothing else
Art Institute of Chicago
Irving Penn at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Earthly Bodies: Irving Penn's Nudes, 1949-50
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Nude No. 1, 1949-50
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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San 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
Photo Seminars Online
Rather huge portrait of the novelist Colette
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).
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Irving Penn
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
"Irving Penn's Modern Venus"
New York Times
Obituary for the artist, who passed away October 7, 2009.