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Peter Beard

Large tusker, Tsavo North, near hunting block 33/ Ithumber Hill on the Athi-Thiva dry river, February, 1965

signed, dated and dedicated

unique object, silver print, extensively annotated in ink "cover of Life Magazine 1969, "Letter to an elephant" with Romain Gary" and with a passage from The Prophecies of Leonardo da Vinci

48 x 71 1/8 in. ; 122 x 180,7 cm (overall)

54 7/16 x 77 3/8 in ; 138,2 x 196,6 cm (framed)

Printed in the 1990s.

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Peter Beard
Large tusker, Tsavo North, near hunting block 33/ Ithumber Hill on the Athi-Thiva dry river, February, 1965

signed, dated and dedicated

unique object, silver print, extensively annotated in ink "cover of Life Magazine 1969, "Letter to an elephant" with Romain Gary" and with a passage from The Prophecies of Leonardo da Vinci

48 x 71 1/8 in. ; 122 x 180,7 cm (overall)

54 7/16 x 77 3/8 in ; 138,2 x 196,6 cm (framed)

Printed in the 1990s.

Provenance

Private Collection, France (acquired directly from the artist)

Literature

Life Magazine : The Wild World, special double-issue, 22 December 1967, illustrated in colour on the cover (a related example)

Peter Beard, The End of The Game: The Last Word from Paradise; A Pictorial Documentation of the Origins, History & Prospects of the Big Game in Africa, London, 1989, n.p., illustrated on a double-page