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Some works sold by Christie's

Robert Mapplethorpe - Flower

Robert Mapplethorpe - Flower

Original 1983
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Lot number: 101
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ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE (1946-1989) Flower, 1983 gelatin silver print signed by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, in ink, title, date, number '6/10', MAP# '1105' in an unknown hand in ink and Estate copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount) image: 15¼ x 15¼in. (38.5 x 38.5cm.) sheet/flush-mount: 20 x 16in. (50.5 x 40.5cm.) With Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis Mapplethorpe: The Complete Flowers, teNeues, 2006, n.p.
Hugh Scott Douglas - Snowflake Painting

Hugh Scott Douglas - Snowflake Painting

Original 2011
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Lot number: 1
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Hugh Scott-Douglas (B. 1988) Snowflake Painting perforated printed muslin over printed muslin in artist's frame 40 5/8 x 30 1/2 in. (103.3 x 77.4 cm.) Executed in 2011. Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto Acquired from the above by the present owner Toronto, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Chinese Whispers, January-March 2011.
Harry Callahan - Eleanor, Chicago

Harry Callahan - Eleanor, Chicago

Original 1948
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Lot number: 1
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HARRY CALLAHAN (1912-1999) Eleanor, Chicago, 1948 gelatin silver print, printed later signed in pencil (in the margin) image: 7½ x 9½in. (19.5 x 24.5cm.) sheet: 8 x 10in. (20.5 x 25.5cm.) With Light Gallery, New York, 1980 Szarkowski, Callahan, Aperture/The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1976, p. 97; Cox, Harry Callahan: Eleanor, High Museum of Art/Steidl, 2007, pl. 19, p. 61 Favorite Photographs from The Forbes Collection, The Forbes Galleries, New York, 30 October 2009-28 August 2010
David Lachapelle - Naomi Campbell For 'playboy'

David Lachapelle - Naomi Campbell For 'playboy'

Original 1999
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Lot number: 301
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DAVID LACHAPELLE (B. 1963) Naomi Campbell for 'Playboy', December 1999 9 archival pigment prints each with embossed Playboy credit stamp (in the margin); each with photographer/model credit, initialed and dated by Aaron Baker, Playboy curator, in ink (on the verso) image: each 15½ x 20in. (39.5 x 50.8cm.) or the reverse sheet: each 20 x 24in. (61 x 50.8cm.) (9) Acquired directly from Playboy Enterprises, Inc. David Lachapelle, Giunti Arte Mostre Musei, Giunti Editore, 2007, no. 175, p. 308
Egidius Sadeler - L'enlèvement D'europe

Egidius Sadeler - L'enlèvement D'europe

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Lot number: 45
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Lot Description AEGIDIUS II SADELER (1568-1629) L'enlèvement d'Europe Signé et daté '[...] Sadeler fecit 15[...]' (en bas à gauche) pierre noire, plume et encre brune, lavis brun, rehaussé d'or 204 x 145 mm. (8 1/8 x 5 5/8 in.) Provenance Vente anonyme; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 21 novembre 1989, lot 18. Literature D.A. Limouze, Aegidius Sadeler (1570-1629): drawings, prints and art theory, University of Princeton, thèse de doctorat, 1990, p. 133, note 77, p. 466, no. 6. Exhibited Dijon, musée Magnin, Praga Magica 1600. L'art à Prague au temps de Rodolphe II, 2002, p. 75, no. 31, ill. Post-Lot Text THE RAPE OF EUROPA, PEN AND BROWN INK, BROWN WASH, HEIGHTENED WITH GOLD, BY AEGIDIUS II SADELER
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current week's auction

Place Date Artworks Works at Auction
New York
September 16, 2014
127
New York
September 16, 2014
29
New York
September 17, 2014
26
London
September 18, 2014
338
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