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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)

    Calla Lily, 1988

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)
    Calla Lily, 1988
    dye-transfer print, flush-mounted on board
    signed and dated in ink in photographer’s copyright credit stamp, and titled, dated and numbered ‘6/7’ (flush mount, verso)
    image: 23 3/4 x 22 1/4 in. (57.8 x 56.4 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 29 3/4 x 24 in. (70.6 x 61 cm.)
    This work is number 6 from the edition of 7.


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    Provenance

    Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York;
    Hamiltons Gallery, London;
    acquired from the above by present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Literature

    Robert Mapplethorpe, Flowers, Bulfinch Press, New York, 1990, pl. 31.
    Herbert Muschamp, Mapplethorpe: The Complete Flowers, teNeues Publishing Group, Milan, 2006, plate 186.