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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 107

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)

    Breasts, 1987

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    Estimate

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)
    Breasts, 1987
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
    signed, dated and numbered '2/10' in ink (margin); signed and dated in ink in photographer's copyright credit stamp and titled, dated and numbered in ink (flush mount, verso); credited, titled, dated and numbered on affixed gallery label (frame backing board)
    image: 19 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (49 x 49 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.)
    This work is number 2 from the edition of 10.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation (ed.), Mapplethorpe, Jonathan Cape, London, 1995, p. 267.