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    ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (American, 1946-1989)
    Urn with Fruit, 1987
    Dye-transfer, 1987
    18-5/8 x 18-1/4 inches (47.2 x 46.4 cm)
    Ed. 5/7
    Verso: Estate stamp signed by executor, titled and dated in ink with DT 1776 5/7
    State: dry-mounted, cornered, framed, and glazed

    PROVENANCE:
    Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta;
    Elton John collection;
    Private Collection, California.


    EXHIBITED:
    Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment, December 9, 1988- January 29, 1989, (another example).

    LITERATURE:
    J. Kardon, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, exh. cat., Philadelphia, 1988, (another example).


    More information about ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, also known as Mapplethorpe, Robert, Robert Mapplethorpe.



    Condition Report*: Existing Frame 33 X 31.5 Inches Existing Frame 33 X 31.5 Inches
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    May, 2011
    2nd Monday
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