Photographs from the collection of the Foundation of Estelle and Hervé Francès
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE | ORCHID, 1988
Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 EUR
1946 - 1989
tirage argentique d'époque
signé, daté à l'encre par Michael Ward Stout, Exécuteur de l'Estate
titré, daté et annoté au crayon 'one of four known prints'
tampon de crédit de copyright de l'Estate au dos du montage
vintage silver print, flush-mounted to card
signed and dated in ink by Michael Ward Stout, Executor of the Estate
titled, dated and annotated in pencil 'one of four known prints'
Estate copyright credit stamps on the reverse of the card
15 ¼ x 15 ¼ in.; 39,3 x 39,3 cm
This silver print is in excellent condition.
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With Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta
Christie's, New York, Photographs, April 15, 2010, lot 377
Herbert Muschamp and Robert Mapplethorpe, The Complete Flowers (Düsseldorf, 2006), ill. pl. 192
Icônes: Photographies de la collection Claude Berri, exhibition catalogue (Rencontres de la Photographie Arles, Paris, 2003), ill. p. 120