1 November 2005
Patti Smith, 1979
gelatin silver print
signed and dated in ink in copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp, numbered '6/10' in ink, titled, dated and numbered in another hand in pencil on reverse of flush-mount
13¾ x 13 7/8in. (35 x 35.3cm.)
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M. Holborn & D. Levas (eds.), Mapplethorpe, London, 1992, pl.63.
This image was used as the cover for the 1979 Patti Smith Group album Wave.
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