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William and Patti
  • Robert Mapplethorpe
    1949–1989
    born: New York, New York, United States ; died: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • William and Patti, circa 1977
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromogenic color print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26.5 x 26.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 3/8 x 10 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 36.8 x 28 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 14 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift from the Estate of William S. Burroughs
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0336
Description
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Exhibitions

Seated woman (identified as Patti Smith) is dressed black with brown checked jacket. A man standing behind her (identified as William S. Burroughs) is wearing a brown suit and tie. Both look directly at the viewer. They stand on a painted wood floor before a dark mauve paper backdrop.