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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 192

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)

    Lydia Cheng, 1987

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    Estimate

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)
    Lydia Cheng, 1987
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on aluminum
    signed, titled, dated and numbered '3/10' in ink with signed copyright credit stamp (flush mount, verso)
    image: 19 1/8 x 22 7/8 in. (48.5 x 58.1 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 29 ¼ x 33 in. (71.6 x 83.7 cm.)
    This work is number 3 from the edition of 10.


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    Provenance

    Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, Friday, October 7, 2005, lot 301.


    Literature

    Janet Kardon, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, 1988, p. 95.
    Robert Mapplethorpe, Ten by Ten, Schirmer/Mosel, Munich, 1988, pl. 54.