Mar 11, 2021 - Sale 2561

Sale 2561 - Lot 154

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
S.J. Perelman. Platinum-palladium print on Rives paper, the image measuring 19 1/2x19 3/8 inches (49.5x49.2 cm.), the sheet 25x22 inches (63.5x55.9 cm.), flush mounted to aluminum, with Penn's signature, title, dates, edition notation 14/15, and other printing notations, in pencil, and his copyright, edition limitation, and "Hand-coated by the photographer" hand stamps, on mount verso. 1962; printed 1980

Additional Details

Acquired from the Marlborough Gallery, New York, New Yorker, by the Present Owner, a New York Collector, in 1984.

Sidney Joseph "S.J." Perelman was an American humorist and screenwriter. He is best known for his humorous short pieces written over many years for The New Yorker.