Elephant photograph by Peter Beard

$20,000.00

 

Large tusker “Elephant” photograph by Peter Beard

 

Artist’s Biography : Known for his fashion photography and images of Africa, Peter Beard born in 1938 shot photographs of Africa that remain his most powerful and best known body of work. Beard’s interest in Africa can be traced to his trips in the 1950s and ’60s, which he viewed as escapes from the high society into which he was born. During the 1970s, Beard began working for fashion magazines and became a fixture at Studio 54. Later, Beard turned to collage and photo-based art, mixing the worlds of fashion, beauty, stardom, and animal rights activism.

 

Terms and conditions :

  •  Size : 9″x13.5″
  • Large tusker
  • Title “Elephant”
  • The photography is a signed black and white (gelatin silver) print and dedicated (“greetings @xmas 1990 from Peter Beard), top of photo (left corner).
  • The painting is non refundable
  • Winner pays for shipping
  • The painting is not framed
  • If you have any questions about this lot email hello(at) fashionfightscancer.org 

 

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Large tusker “Elephant” photograph by Peter Beard

Peter Beard is known for his fashion photography   and images of Africa. His photographs of Africa remai his most powerful and best known  body of work. He now creates collage, and photo based art that mixes the worlds of fashion, beauty stardom, and animal rights activism.  His interest in Africa allows him to escape repressiveness and high society.

Here we have a photograph of  an elephant shot in East Africa   during the 1960’s. As kind of an elephant whisperer, Beard offers up his understanding  and shows us a very human mammal. Known for his images of Africa, Peter Beard’s interest in Africa can be traced by his trips to  the continent  and creative elephant series. 

Terms and Conditions

  • Large Tusker
  • Signature” top of photo
  •  black and white 
  • Non-refundable 
  • Winner pays for shipping
  • Not framed
  • If you have any questions about this lot email hello(at)fashionfightscancer.org

Dimensions

Size 9” X 13.5” 

Foundation

Peter Beard

Lot #32899

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