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Robert Mapplethorpe

'Thomas', 1986

Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe

'Thomas', 1986

'Thomas', 1986

Robert Mapplethorpe

1946 - 1989

'Thomas', 1986


Silver print, signed and editioned '1/10' in ink in the margin. Flush-mounted, the photographer's copyright stamp, signed and dated '1986' in ink, and with title, date, edition '1/10,' and '1706'; all in ink on the reverse.

Image 48.9 x 48.9 cm (19¼x 19¼in.)

Sheet 60.3 x 50.3 cm (23¾x 19 7/8) 

This photograph is in generally excellent condition, with a matt velvety finish. In raking light, the edges appear slightly yellowed and worn. A small group of minute linear pressure points near the upper centre edge and an abrasion near the lower right corner, both away from the image. Pinpoint original retouching deposits across the image. There is some foxing, faintly visible, in the lower right quadrant. The reverse is slightly yellowed with a few foxing spots. There are tape remnants along the upper, left and right edges, with occasional superficial loss of the mount and a small stain near the lower right corner. On the reverse, of the mount 'RMG #M'; '8705.0253 - C and 'RM.414.Y.' in pencil


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