Collection Artwork
Irving Penn (Plainfield, New Jersey, 1917 – 2009, New York, New York)
Portrait of Lillian Hellman
gelatin silver print
image size: 7 x 7 5/8 in.
board size: 16 x 12 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
Signed on board, lower left, directly below image: For my girl, with the largest amount / of love. Lillian, Dec. 1948.
Signed and dated on board, lower right, directly below image: Irving Penn / 1947

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Jonnea Herman ’18
Inspired by the annual February Tang <3 Students Event
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.