18 May 2005
Phillip Prioleau on Pedestal, N.Y.C., 1979
gelatin silver print
signed, dated and numbered '3/10' in ink in margin; copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp, titled, dated and numbered in another hand in ink and pencil on reverse of flush-mount
13¾ x 13¾in. (34.8 x 34.8cm.)
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M. Holborn & D. Levas (eds.), Mapplethorpe, London, 1992, pl.161.
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Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile
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