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    Sale 1560

    Photographs

    12 October 2005, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 105

    ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989)

    X Portfolio

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    ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989)
    X Portfolio
    Published jointly by Harry Lunn, Washington, D.C; Robert Miller Gallery, New York; and Robert Self, London, 1978. 13 gelatin silver prints. Each signed and numbered '6/25' in pencil (on the black rag mount). Each approximately 7 5/8 x 7 5/8in. (19.3 x 19.3cm.) Introductory prose by Paul Schmidt; list of plates; colophon. Number 6 from an edition of 25 with 6 artist's proofs. Black cloth covered clamshell case with gilt stamped 'X' on cover and spine.


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    Literature

    Pictures: Robert Mapplethorpe, Arena Editions, 1999, n.p. (each illustrated)