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Robert Mapplethorpe

Self Portrait

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe

Self Portrait

Self Portrait

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Robert Mapplethorpe

1946 - 1989

Self Portrait


platinum print, signed, dated, and editioned '1/3' in pencil in the margin, in a red frame designed to the photographer's specifications, a Robert Miller Gallery, New York, label on the reverse, 1985, no. one in an edition of 3 plus one artist's proof

image: 19 ⅜ by 19 ½ in. (49.2 by 49.5 cm.)

frame: 32 ⅝ by 28 ⅞ in. (82.9 by 73.3 cm.)

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Barbara Gladstone, New York, 1992
Arthur Rimbaud, A Season in Hell (New York, 1986), unpaginated

Robert Mapplethorpe, Mapplethorpe Portraits (London: National Portrait Gallery, 1988), p. 33, pl. 13

Arthur C. Danto, Mapplethorpe (New York, 1992), pl. 42

Germano Celant, Mapplethorpe (London: Hayward Gallery, 1992), cover and p. 33

Robert Mapplethorpe: Mirrors (New York, 1993), unpaginated

Patricia Morrisroe, 'The Demon Romantics,' Vanity Fair, July 1995, p. 122

Patricia Morrisroe, Mapplethorpe: A Biography (New York, 1995), p. 228 (variant)

Arthur Rimbaud, A Season in Hell (Boston, 1997), cover 

Love's Body: Rethinking Naked and Nude in Photography (Tokyo, 1998), p. 74, pl. 67

Jérôme Neutres, ed., Robert Mapplethorpe (Paris: Grand Palais, 2014), p. 25

Germano Celant, Mapplethorpe: The Nymph Photography (Milan, 2014), p. 66