ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE | BOB LOVE, N. Y. C.
6,000 - 9,000 USD
1946 - 1989
BOB LOVE, N. Y. C.
plate 13 from Z Portfolio (Washington, D. C. and New York: Harry Lunn and Robert Miller, 1981, edition of 25), mounted, signed and editioned 19/25 in ink and with the plate number blindstamped on the mount
gelatin silver print
7½ x 7⅜ in.; 19.1 x 18.7 cm
1979, printed in 1981, this work is number 19 from an edition of 25.
This gelatin silver print is in generally excellent condition. Upon close examination in high raking light, minor soiling is visible in the upper portion and lower left quadrant. There is a small ink or graphite deposit.in the upper right corner on the reverse.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Paul Martineau and Britt Salvesen, eds., Robert Mapplethorpe: The Photographs, Los Angeles, 2016, pl. 68, illustrated
Robert Mapplethorpe: The Black Book, Munich, 1986, pl. 13, illustrated