flush-mounted, the photographer's copyright/reproduction rights stamp, signed and dated, and with the title, date, edition '8/10' and '[MAP] 1276' in ink on the reverse, framed, a Michael H. Lord Gallery label on the reverse, 1983
15⅛ by 15¼ in. (38.4 by 38.7 cm.)
This photograph is in overall excellent condition. The print is slightly bowed upon close inspection unframed.
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.
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Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, 1988
Richard Marshall, Robert Mapplethorpe (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1988), p. 127