Truman Capote 1979 (3 of 3)
New York, 1979
Gelatin silver print
Copyright © by The Irving Penn Foundation
This photograph, one of several Penn took of Truman Capote, captures the writer's intellect and self-conscious celebrity. "[Penn] was revered as a photographer because he could capture the characteristic aspect of a person," Broun says.
Image courtesy of American Art Museum