ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE | THOMAS
gelatin silver print, flush-mounted, the photographer’s copyright stamp, with date in ink, the Estate of Robert Mapplethorpe stamp, signed and dated by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, in ink, and with title, date, edition '8/10' and '[MAP] 1735' in pencil on the reverse, framed, a Ginny Williams Collection label on the reverse, 1987 (Danto, p. 232)
19¼ by 19¼ in. (48.9 by 48.9 cm.)
This print is in generally excellent condition. The upper margin edge is slightly bumped. 'RMG#M9105.009-c' and 'v [circled]' are written in pencil in unidentified hands on the reverse.
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