Lot 500
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PETER BEARD | Rhino Roping in Darajani

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
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Description

  • Peter Beard
  • Rhino Roping in Darajani
  • signed and titled
  • ink and gelatin silver print 
  • 58 by 40 in. 147.3 by 101.6 cm.
  • Executed in 1964, printed later.

Provenance

The Time is Always Now, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Exhibited

Toronto, Gallery One, Peter Beard: 50 Years of Portraits, 1998

Literature

Peter Beard, Zara’s Tale: Perilous Escapades in Equatorial Africa, New York 2004, p. 28, illustrated
Peter Beard, The End of the Game, Cologne 2008, p. 18, illustrated

Condition

This work is in very good condition overall. There are undulations throughout, with the sheet visibly buckling when viewed from a side angle. Upon close inspection, there is evidence of a minor crease to the left of rhino's proper right ear. Framed under Plexiglas.
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