ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE | 'ORCHID', 1985
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE | 'ORCHID', 1985
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE | 'ORCHID', 1985
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ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE | 'ORCHID', 1985

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE | 'ORCHID', 1985

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot Sold:15,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE

1946-1989

'ORCHID', 1985


Silver print, printed 1985, dry-mounted to card. With the Estate stamp signed by Michael Ward Stout in blue ink, and titled, dated and numbered 3/10 in pencil in an unknown hand on the verso. Matted and framed.

Image 38.4 x 38.4 cm (15⅛x 15⅛in.);

sheet 50 x 40 cm (19⅝x 15¾in.)


Condition Report

This silver print is in overall excellent condition. Corners slightly rubbed and one small superficial scuff in lower margin, away from image.


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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Private collection, UK

Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris

Literature

Robert Mapplethorpe, The Complete Flowers, teNeues, Dusseldorf, 2006, pl. 115.

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