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Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989) Tulip

Auction:
3029B
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$18,450$15,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3029B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989)

Tulip, 1984. Inscribed, titled, dated, and numbered "1401...ed 5/10" in black ink on the mount verso l.l., signed by Michael Ward Stout, executor, in blue ink and dated in black ink in photographer's estate copyright credit stamp on the mount verso l.c., inscribed "RMG # M9304.D43-C" in pencil on the mount verso l.c. Gelatin silver print mounted to thin board, image size 15 3/16 x 15 5/16 in. (38.5 x 38.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Good.

Provenance: Purchased from the Fletcher/Priest Gallery, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1994, by a private Massachusetts collector.

N.B. A photocopy of the invoice accompanies the lot.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Sheet/mount measures 19 7/8 x 16 in. (50.4 x 40.5 cm). The print is in good condition. Very minor wear to u.l. corner of sheet. No additional issues to report.


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Keywords

Michael Ward Stout, Arts, Flatiron District, Nude photography, Patti Smith, Photography, Robert Mapplethorpe, Verso, Visual arts

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