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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)

    Patrice, N.Y.C., 1977

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    Estimate

    Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)
    Patrice, N.Y.C., 1977
    gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
    signed by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, and dated in ink in Estate copyright credit stamp, and titled, dated, and numbered '4/5' in pencil (flush mount, verso); credited, titled [as 'Helmut'] and dated [as '1978'] on affixed gallery label (frame backing board)
    image: 14 x 14 in. (35.7 x 35.7 cm.)
    sheet/flush mount: 19 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (50.5 x 40.4 cm.)
    This work is number 4 from the edition of 5.


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    Provenance

    The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, New York;
    Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco;
    acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    Arthur C. Danto, Mapplethorpe, Random House, New York, 1992, p. 121.