5 October 2016
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)
Calla Lily, 1988
dye-transfer print, flush-mounted on board
signed and dated in ink in photographer’s copyright credit stamp, and titled, dated and numbered ‘6/7’ (flush mount, verso)
image: 23 3/4 x 22 1/4 in. (57.8 x 56.4 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 29 3/4 x 24 in. (70.6 x 61 cm.)
This work is number 6 from the edition of 7.
Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York;
Hamiltons Gallery, London;
acquired from the above by present owner.
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