5 October 2016
Robert Mapplethorpe (1946–1989)
Ron Simms, 1978
gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
signed, dated and numbered '2/10' in pencil (margin); signed and dated in ink in copyright credit stamp, titled, dated and numbered in pencil, and credited, titled, dated and numbered on affixed gallery label (flush mount, verso)
image: 13 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (35.3 x 35.3 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 19 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (50.2 x 40 cm.)
This work is number 2 from the edition of 10.
Robert Miller Gallery, New York;
acquired from the above by the present owner.
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