Robert Mapplethorpe
Lot 38
Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989) Iris, 1982
Sold for £6,500 (US$ 11,044) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989)
Iris, 1982
Gelatin silver print, flush-mounted to board. The reverse of mount signed in ink and with the photographer's copyright stamp 'This photograph was taken in 1982 and printed in 1982. It may not be reproduced without written permission by the photographer' also signed in ink. Titled, dated and numbered '5/10' in ink in another hand. Number 5 in an edition of 10. Framed.
50.5 x 40.2cm (19 7/8 x 15 13/16in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired by the present owner directly from the photographer, c. 1985-7

    Literature:
    Mapplethorpe, R., Mapplethorpe: The Complete Flowers (Düsseldorf: teNeues, 2006), plate 64
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