Birds of Paradise
Gelatin silver photograph
Sheet: 19 3/4 x 16 in. (50.2 x 40.6 cm)
Image: 13 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (34.9 x 34.9 cm) (show scale)
Stamped verso lower center in ink: "Robert Mapplethorpe this photograph may not be reproduced without artist's permission"
Signed lower left in ink: "RBT Mapplethorpe"; signed verso lower center in red: "Robert Mapplethorpe"
Lower center in ink: "Bird of Paradise"; verso lower left in graphite: "320"
Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund
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Robert Mapplethorpe (American, 1946-1989). Birds of Paradise, 1979. Gelatin silver photograph, Sheet: 19 3/4 x 16 in. (50.2 x 40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, 88.8. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.8.jpg)
overall, 88.8.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2003
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