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Ape Skull From Rwanda

Peter Beard-Ape Skull From Rwanda-1984

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Ape Skull From Rwanda
Size:
60.3 x 48.3 cm
Edition Size :
n/a
Medium :
Gelatin silver print with blood and ink
Creation Year:
1984
Category :
Photography

Phillips New York

Date:
2017-09-19
Lot Number :
52
Low Estimate :
$5,000[+60%]*
High Estimate :
$7,000[+14%]*
Hammer Price :
$8,000
Sold For :
$10,000*
Notes :
Signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'ape skull from Rwanda 1984 smuggled out through the Congo by Cossna for Irving Penn on request via cottars camp (Marra) Nairobi + USA where Penn found it 'too gorey' Peter Beard hog ranch box 47616 Nairobi Kenya e.a.' upper left; further stamped with the 'stress & density, Berlin' exhibition and 'the time is always now' copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps on the reverse; further stamped with the 'stress & density, Berlin' exhibition, 'stress & density, Madrid' and 'the time is always now' copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps on the frame backing; 'Carnet Africans' exhibition label affixed to the reverse of the frame; Photographed in 1984 and executed later