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PETER BEARD | 'LARGE MUGGER CROCODILE, CIRCA 15-16 FEET', UGANDA, 1966

PETER BEARD | 'LARGE MUGGER CROCODILE, CIRCA 15-16 FEET', UGANDA, 1966

PETER BEARD | 'LARGE MUGGER CROCODILE, CIRCA 15-16 FEET', UGANDA, 1966

PETER BEARD

b. 1938-2020

'LARGE MUGGER CROCODILE, CIRCA 15-16 FEET', UGANDA, 1966


Unique mural-sized silver print with white gouache, mounted to aluminium. Signed, inscribed 'Who can open the doors of his face? his teeth are terrible round about - His scales are his pride / shut up together a with a close seal... By his sneesings a light doth shine, & his eyes are like the Eyelids of Morning' and with a hand print in white gouache in the image and margins. Mounted and framed. 

Overall frame 125 x 207.5 cm (49¼ x 81¾ in.)


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This mural-sized silver print with white gouache is in overall very good condition. With uniform warm tones to the print due to age and oxidation, and with three small retouching marks in the upper left quadrant.


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