• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2304

    Photographs

    15 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 379

    ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989)

    Orchid, 1987

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989)
    Orchid, 1987
    dye-transfer print
    signed, dated and numbered '5/7' in ink (in the margin); signed, titled, dated, numbered 'DT 1766, 5/7' in ink and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    18¾ x 18½in. (47.5 x 47cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Robert Miller Gallery, New York;
    Christie's, New York, October 10, 2005, lot 205


    Literature

    Robert Mapplethorpe, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1988, p. 183; Flowers: Mapplethorpe, Little, Brown and Company, 1990, pl. 15; Mapplethorpe: Pistils, Random House, 1996, p. 137


    Exhibited

    Robert Mapplethorpe, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 27 July 1988- 23 October 1988