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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 111

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)

    Lisa Lyon, 1981

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)
    Lisa Lyon, 1981
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
    signed and numbered 'AP 1/2' in ink (margin); signed and dated in ink in photographer's copyright credit stamp (flush mount, verso)
    image: 15 1/8 x 15 1/4 in. (38.4 x 38.7 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.7 cm.)
    This work is Artist's Proof 1/2 from the edition of 10.


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    Provenance

    The artist;
    acquired directly from the above by Lisa Lyon (B. 1953);
    Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, April 16, 2010, lot 45.


    Literature

    Robert Mapplethorpe et al., Lady, Lisa Lyon, Viking Press, New York, 1983, p. 79.