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    Sale 1985

    Photographs

    11 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 432

    ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989)

    Calla Lily, 1988

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989)
    Calla Lily, 1988
    platinum print
    signed and dated by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, title, date and number '4/5' in pencil (on the verso)
    18¾ x 19in. (47.8 x 48.3cm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    Marshall, Robert Mapplethorpe, Whitney Museum of American Art/Little, Brown and Co., 1988, p. 194; Kardon, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 1990, p. 109; Danto, Mapplethorpe, Random House, 1992, p. 291; Celant et al., Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classic Tradition, Deutsche Guggenheim, 2004, pl. 93; Mapplethorpe The Complete Flowers, teNeues, pl. 172