Irving Penn (Photographs: A Donation in Memory of Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn). Texts by Ulf Hard Af Segerstad and Jan-Erik Lundström (in Swedish and English), Moderna Museet/Raster Förlag, Stockholm, 1996. 272 pages. Large quarto. SIGNED on front free-endpaper. Clothbound in printed dust jacket. 90 tritone and 10 color reproductions.
A magnificent catalogue of the photographs Penn donated to Stockholm's Moderna Museet in memory of his wife, model Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn. The photographs range from the world of fashion to the nomads of Morocco, from urban elegance to discarded cigarette butts. At Penn's request, the book was published in one printing only. An essential Penn retrospective monograph.
Fine-/Fine; a bit of shelf-wear to lower edges.