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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 189

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)

    Double Jack-in-the-Pulpit, 1988

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)
    Double Jack-in-the-Pulpit, 1988
    dye-transfer print, flush-mounted on board
    annotated 'I 2' in black crayon (margin); signed by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, dated in ink in Estate copyright credit stamp, and titled, dated, numbered '6/7' in ink (verso)
    image: 22 ½ x 22 in. (57.2 x 56 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 29 ¾ x 23 7/8 in. (75.6 x 60.7 cm.)
    This work is number 6 from the edition of 7.


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    Provenance

    The Robert Mapplethorpe Estate;
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, early 1990s.


    Literature

    Patti Smith, Flowers, Mapplethorpe, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, Boston, New York, London, 1990, pl. 46.
    John Ashbery, Mapplethorpe, Pistils, Random House, New York, 1996, p. 146.