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ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946–1989)
Thomas, 1987
gelatin silver print, flush-mounted on board
signed, dated and numbered '2/10' in ink (margin); signed and dated in ink in photographer's copyright credit, titled and dated in ink (flush mount, verso)
image: 19 x 19 in. (48.2 x 48.2 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 2334 x 1934 in. (60.3 x 50.1 cm.)
This work is number two from an edition of ten.
Provenance
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco;
acquired from the above by the present owner, 1987.
Literature
Richard Mashall et al., Robert Mapplethorpe, Whitney Museum of American Art, Bulfinch Press, New York, 1988, p. 170.
Mark Holborn (ed.), Mapplethorpe, Random House, New York, 1992, p. 96.
W.M. Hunt, The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious, Aperture, New York, 2011, p. 132.
Exhibited
Arles, Recontres de la Photographie; Lausanne, Musée de l'Élysée; Amsterdam, FOAM Fotogafiemuseum, Sans Regard or No Eyes: Photographs from W.M. Hunt / Collection Dancing Bear, 2005-2007.
Rochester, George Eastman House, The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the W.M. Hunt Collection, October 1, 2011–February 19, 2012.
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