Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989); Selected Images, from X portfolio; (5)
Lot 651
Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989); Selected Images, from X portfolio; (5)
Sold for US$ 6,600 inc. premium

Lot Details
(n/a) Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989)
Selected Images, from X portfolio, 1978
Published jointly by Harry Lunn, Washington, D.C.; Robert Miller Gallery, New York; and Robert Self, London; Four (of 13) gelatin silver prints, Plates 1,2,9,13, each signed and edition numbered 3/25 in pencil on the mount; introductory prose by Paul Schmidt; list of plates; colophon; contained in black cloth covered clamshell case with gilt stamped 'X' on cover and spine; and Jim and Tom, Sausalito, 1977 (titled on the mount Piss Drinking, 1979, gelatin silver print, signed, dated, and edition numbered 3/5 in ink in the margin; signed, dated, and edition numbered 3/5 ink and copyright reproduction credit stamp on mount verso. (5)
7 3/4 x 7 3/4in (4); 14 x 14in

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Pictures: Robert Mapplethorpe, Arena Editions, 1999, unpaginated (each illustrated); The Homoerotic Photograph, pl. 71
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