10 October 2017
IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHS FROM AN AMERICAN COLLECTION
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946–1989)
gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
signed and dated in ink in photographer's copyright credit stamp and titled, dated and numbered '1/10', 'MAP #1750' in ink (flush mount, verso)
image: 19 1/4 x 23 1/8 in. (48.9 x 58.7 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 20 x 23 7/8 in. (50.8 x 60.5 cm.)
This work is number one from an edition of ten.
Quintenz Gallery, Aspen, Colorado;
acquired from the above by the present owner, 2010.
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