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Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn. Sculpture, Prints and Drawings

Penn, Irving

New York. Privately printed by The Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn Trust. 1994
An excellent presentation copy.

Irving Penn's touching presentation, is in black ink on the 'Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn Trust' card: 'To reintroduce Lisa, if only on / paper as L.F.P. / Kind greetings. I.P.'; the original envelope is also included, inscribed by Penn: 'Mr and Mrs Ulf Hård af Segerstad'.

The privately published memorial volume on the work of Irving Penn's Swedish artist wife, Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn (born in 1911), who died in 1992.
pp. (93), (3). 4to. Original publisher's orange cloth with title in black to spine, patterned paper endpapers, pictorial dust-jacket with photographs of work by Fonssagrives-Penn to front and rear covers, title to spine in black.