Description: - MAPPLETHORPE, Robert (American 1946 - 1989).
'Black Jack'. In: Vita Brevis Ars Longa, 1984. Original gelatin silver print tipped on paper sheet and signed on paper by Mapplethorpe (lower right) and the model 'Black Jack' =Jack Walls (lower left) and numbered '50/75' (lower centre). In: Vita Brevis Ars Longa. Rotterdam/ New York, Bébert, 1984. Loose sheets as issued in handmade cloth box by Roest Bookbinders. No. 50 of 75 numbered copies. Complete with an original signed and numbered photograph by Gerald van der Kaap, an original signed drawing by Peter van de Klashorst, a numbered and signed screenprint by Robert Longo and a 12'' record by the MI Force, mastered by George Packham in London, signed by Bob Pieck (the composer), title, table of contents and colophon. Graphic design Pablo van Dijk. Very fine, minor white spots on box.
Dimensions: 31.5 x 31.5 cm.
Artist or Maker: MAPPLETHORPE, Robert (American 1946 - 1989).
Provenance: Galerie van Kranendonk, The Hague
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In the collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.