Robert Mapplethorpe

American (New York City, New York, 1946 - 1989, New York City, New York)

Lisa Lyon

photograph | gelatin silver print
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    Robert Mapplethorpe, Lisa Lyon, 1981; gelatin silver print, 19 1/8 in. x 15 in. (48.58 cm x 38.1 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Anne Walker; © The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

19 1/8 in. x 15 in. (48.58 cm x 38.1 cm)
Acquired 1982
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Anne Walker
© The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation


women, body builders, performance artists, buttocks, stockings, fishnets, corsets, garters, back views

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