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Robert Mapplethorpe

Orchid

Guaranteed Property

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe

Orchid

Orchid

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

18,900

USD

Authenticity guarantee

What is guaranteed?

Robert Mapplethorpe

1946 - 1989

Orchid


signed Robert Mapplethorpe and dated '87 (lower right); numbered 2/7 (lower left)

dye-transfer print

24 by 20 in.

61 by 50.8 cm.

Executed in 1987; this example is number 2 from an edition of 7.

This work is in very good condition overall. The sheet is cornered to the backing board. The colors remain bright and saturated with no apparent fading. There is scattered very minor studio splash in the lower margin, visible upon close inspection and not visible when framed. Framed under glass.


Framed dimensions: 28½ by 27⅛ in. (72.4 by 68.9 cm.)


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Robert Miller Gallery, New York

Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in November 1987