• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 12275

    Photographs

    20 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 50

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)

    Calla Lilly, 1984

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)
    Calla Lilly, 1984
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
    signed and numbered '6/10' in ink (margin); signed and dated in ink in photographer's copyright credit stamp, titled, dated and numbered in ink (flush mount, verso)
    image: 15 1/8 x 15 1/8 in. (38.4 x 38.4 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 19 ¾ x 15 7/8 in. (50.2 x 40.4 cm.)
    This work is number 6 from the edition of 10.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. This VAT is not shown separately on the invoice. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.


    Provenance

    Robert Miller Gallery, New York;
    Private Collection, Japan;
    acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Herbert Muschamp, Mapplethorpe: The Complete Flowers, teNeues, New York, 2006, pl. 87.