Peter Beard - Photographs London Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris

  • Literature

    A. Graham, P. Beard, Eyelids of Morning: The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men, Chronicle, 1990, p. 218
    J. Bowermaster, The Adventures and MisAdventures of Peter Beard in Africa, Bulfinch, 1993, cover and back cover
    Peter Beard: Fifty Years of Portraits, Arena, 1999, pp. 186-187
    Peter Beard (Photofile), Thames & Hudson, 2008, pl. 20
    Peter Beard, Taschen, 2008, pl. 380


I'll Write Whenever I Can, Koobi Fora, Lake Rudolf, Kenya

Toned gelatin silver print with ink, paint and blood, affixed gelatin silver prints, chromogenic prints, Polaroid and matchbox, printed later.
57 x 77.7 cm (22 1/2 x 30 5/8 in.)
Signed, dated and extensively annotated in ink on the recto.

£30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for £68,750

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London Auction 19 May 2016