Limoges Porcelain Tray - Apollo by Robert Mapplethorpe

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  • Limoges porcelain tray with image of Apollo by Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-89). Comes boxed with artist information.

    - Item Dimensions: 4 5/8 inches x 5 1/4 inches
    - Care Instructions: Hand Wash, Not Microwave Safe
    - Made in France
    - Item #: PPRM05

    American photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe, received a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and took his first photographs using a Polaroid camera. In the mid-seventies, using a large format press camera, he began taking photographs of friends, artists, composers, socialites and other members of the New York underground. In the 1980s his photography shifted to a refined formal classicism with emphasis on the beauty of subjects, concentrating on delicate flower still lifes, statuesque nudes and formal portraits.

    Robert Mapplethorpe, American
    Black & White photograph