Appreciation: The Photos of Irving Penn

Irving Penn / Christie's / AP

Woman with Roses on Her Arm (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn,) 1950
During the early part of his career, Penn worked almost exclusively in the world of fashion. In 1947, he took a picture of the most photographed models of the day, one of whom, Lisa Fonssagrives, he would go on to marry in 1950. They remained together until her death in 1992.

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