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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 104

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)

    Calla Lily, 1984

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    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)
    Calla Lily, 1984
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
    signed, dated and numbered '4/10' in ink (margin); signed and dated in ink in copyright credit stamp and titled, dated, and numbered in ink (flush mount, verso); credited, titled, and numbered on affixed gallery label (frame backing board)
    image: 15 1/8 x 15 1/8 in. (38.5 x 38.5 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 19 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (50.5 x 40.4 cm.)
    This work is number 4 from the edition of 10.


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    Provenance

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


    Literature

    Richard Marshall et al., Robert Mapplethorpe, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1988, p. 130;
    John Ashbery et al., Pistils, Random House, New York, 1996, p. 121;
    Herbert Muschamp, Mapplethorpe: The Complete Flowers, teNeues, Düsseldorf, New York, West Byfleet, Paris, 2006, pl. 90.