Robert Mapplethorpe, Ken, Lydia And Tyler, 1985
Ken, Lydia and Tyler, 1985. Gelatin silver print. 38.5 x 38.5 cm (15 1/8 x 15 1/8 in) Signed, dated and numbered 2/10 in ink in the margin; signed, dated in ink by the photographer, titled, dated, numbered in ink in an unidentified hand and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp on the reverse of the flush-mount.
PROVENANCE Galleria Photology, Milan
LITERATURE Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition: Photographs and Mannerist prints, exh. cat., Guggenheim Museum, Berlin, 2004, cover, p. 49 and pl.100
“If I had been born one or two hundred years ago, I might have been a sculptor, but photography is a very quick way to see, to make sculpture.’’ ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE