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ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946–1989)
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ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946–1989)

Iris, 1982

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ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946–1989)
Iris, 1982
gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
signed by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, in ink and dated in pencil in Estate copyright credit stamp and titled, dated and numbered '4/10' in pencil and 'MAP #1110' in ink (flush mount, verso); credited, titled, dated and numbered on affixed gallery label (frame backing board)
image: 15 1/8 x 15 1/4 in. (38.3 x 38.7 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 19 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (50.4 x 40.3 cm.)
This work is number four from an edition of ten.
Provenance
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado;
acquired from the above by the present owner, 2008
Literature
Patti Smith, Flowers: Mapplethorpe, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, New York, 1999, pl. 5, n.p.
Herbert Muschamp, Mapplethorpe: The Complete Flowers, teNeues, New York, 2006, pl. 59, n.p.

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