Peter Beard (American, born 1938) Giraffes in Mirage on the Taru Desert, Kenya, June 1960 31.8 x 47.8cm (12 1/2 x 18 13/16in).
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Peter Beard (American, born 1938) Giraffes in Mirage on the Taru Desert, Kenya, c. 1960
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 42,020) inc. premium
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Peter Beard (American, born 1938)
Giraffes in Mirage on the Taru Desert, Kenya, c. 1960
Gelatin silver print, paint and ink, mounted on board. Signed and annotated in ink on the image. Printed and embellished c. 1999. Framed.
31.8 x 47.8cm (12 1/2 x 18 13/16in).

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  • Provenance:
    Gift of the photographer to the present owner

    Literature:
    Beard, P., The End of the Game (London: Paul Hamlyn, Ltd., 1963), pp.16-17 (variant)
    Beard, P., Peter Beard (London: Thames & Hudson, 2008), plate 31 (variant)
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