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  • Provenance

    The Time Is Always Now Gallery, New York
    Private Collection
    Sotheby's, New York, 2 October 2013, lot 206

  • Literature

    A. Graham, P. Beard, Eyelids of Morning: The Mingled Destinies of Crocodiles and Men, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1990, p. 218
    J. Bowermaster, The Adventures and MisAdventures of Peter Beard in Africa, Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1993, cover and back cover
    Peter Beard: Fifty Years of Portraits, New York: Arena Editions, 1999, pp. 186-187
    Peter Beard (Photofile), London: Thames & Hudson, 2008, pl. 20
    Peter Beard, Cologne: Taschen, 2008, pl. 380
    for each a variant

173

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

1965
Gelatin silver print with ink and blood, printed later.
32.7 x 47.5 cm (12 7/8 x 18 3/4 in.)
Signed, titled, dated and annotated 'Salaams' in ink on the recto.

Estimate
£18,000 - 22,000 

Sold for £40,000

Contact Specialist
Lou Proud
Head of Photographs
London
+ 44 207 318 4018

Photographs

London 18 November 2014