PETER BEARD | ‘TO HENRY & HAPPY EASTER' (MINGLED DESTINIES OF CROCODILES AND MAN), MOITE BAY, LAKE RUDOLF, 1965
Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP
‘TO HENRY & HAPPY EASTER' (MINGLED DESTINIES OF CROCODILES AND MAN), MOITE BAY, LAKE RUDOLF, 1965
Unique silver print, printed 1980. Signed, dated, dedicated and annotated Alia Bay Crocery, Lake Rudolf, Box 4191, Nbi in ink on the image and with coloured ink drawing in the margin. With a gallery and Buhl Collection labels affixed to the back of the frame.
Image 41.3 x 61 cm (16⅜ x 24 in.);
sheet 51.5 x 71.5 cm (20¼ x 28⅛ in.)
This unique and distinctive silver print is in very good condition. Print glued to board at corners and at centre of lower and upper edges, resulting in uneven surface. Trimmed edges, as desired by the artist. Corners generally worn, probably by the artist: right corners with loss of superior emulsion and upper left corner torn; all away from image. A couple of small pressure lines and one soft handling mark in the margin, visible in raking light and away from image.
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Sotheby's, New York, Photographs from the Collection of Henry Buhl, 13 December 2012, lot 125
Henry Buhl Collection, USA