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Peter Beard

The Elephant Portfolio

1960 - 1984

Selenium toned gelatin silver prints on paper

Edition 3 of 15

Price upon request

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Description

Peter Beard (American, 1938-2020).

Portfolio with 15 selenium-toned gelatin silver prints.

Together with a title page, a two-page introduction by Romain Gary and the printed plate list/colophon, numbered 3/15 in ink.

Original photos created between 1960 and 1984.

Self-published, New York, 2008.

With the original half-Morocco clamshell box with "Peter Beard, Ele Portfolio" on a red leather label affixed to the recto and the original linen slipcase.

Three photos framed.


List of Photographs:

1. Life Cover, 1967 (framed)

2. Elephant’s Memory, 1972

3. Gardeners of Eden, 1984

4. Aberdare Forest Elephants, 1966

5. Elephants at Night, 1984

6. Snows of Kilimanjaro, 1984 (framed)

7. Tiva Lugga Tsavo North, 1965

8. Elephant and Eland at Kathamula on the Tiva Dry River, 1965

9. Elephant under Kilimanjaro, 1984 (framed)

10. Uganda Overpopulation with Alistair Graham for Wildlife Services, 1966

11. Reaching Elephant, 1960

12. “Starvo” 965 Elephants, 1976

13. Bull Elephant Demonstration, 1965

14. Rest in Peace, 1972-73

15. Elephant Embryo, 1966

Dimensions
Height: 29.50 in.
Width: 23.62 in.

Dimensions above reflect each sheet.

Each Image: Height 23.62 in. Width 15.5 in. (or the reverse)

Box: Height 31.87 in. Width 27.87 in. Depth 2.37 in.

Signature

Each image signed, dated and numbered 3/15 in black ink in the lower margin

Publisher
Self-published
Art Period
Post-War
Movement/Style
Realism