Palm Beach Modern Auctions
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Modern + Contemporary Art, Design & Luxury

Sat, Apr 23, 2022 12:00PM EDT
Lot 511

Robert Mapplethorpe "Orchid" Gelatin Silver Print, COA

Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000

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Artist/Designer; Manufacturer: Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989)
Marking(s); notes: estate stamped and signed, marking(s); ed. 7/10; 1988
Country of origin; materials: American; gelatin silver print
Dimensions (H, W, D): 19.5"h, 19.5"w; 29.5"h, 29.5"w frame
Additional Information: Per the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation letter, this work was created during the artist's lifetime and was part of his Estate. Framing is inscribed RMG M 9304-037-C, MAP# 1856, RM-4578 on reverse. Consignor states the work is in the artist's frame. Lot is accompanied by the Certificate of Authenticity issued by The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, Inc., signed by Michael Ward Stout, dated 1.12.2007. Gallery label to reverse: A Gallery for Fine Photography, New Orleans, Louisiana. Provenance: Estate of the Artist | Robert Miller Gallery, New York, New York | Private Collection, Boca Raton, Florida, part of an extensive collection of photography.

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very good, not examined outside frame (condition of art only)

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