Peter Beard - Photographs Evening & Day New York Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Directly from the artist

  • Literature

    Beard, Beyond the End of the World, n.p.
    Tachen, Peter Beard, pl. 180 (variant)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “Ruth Ansel saved my life in all publishing jobs. Whether we were collaging dead elephants for my book The End of The Game or doing a portfolio for Harper’s Bazaar... she made Bazaar in the 60’s a
    thousand tin1es better than any fashion rag today. Her work was simply the best...” - Peter Beard

An Influential Vision: The Collection of Ruth Ansel


Elephant Embryo, Uganda

Gelatin silver print, printed later.
13 1/8 x 19 1/8 in. (33.3 x 48.6 cm)
Signed, dated and inscribed 'to the one and only Ruthie of Hog Ranch and Beyond from your fan, co-worker and devotee' in ink in the margin.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $7,500

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Photographs Evening & Day

New York 5 & 6 October 2016