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Giraffes in Mirage on the Taru Dessert, Kenya, June 1960

Peter Beard-Giraffes in Mirage on the Taru Dessert, Kenya, June 1960-1960

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Giraffes in Mirage on the Taru Dessert, Kenya, June 1960
Size:
overall: 122 x 169.5 cm
Edition Size :
n/a
Medium :
Gelatin silver print, with paint, ink and blood handwork
Creation Year:
1960
Category :
Photography

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-05-20
Lot Number :
78
Low Estimate :
$57,450[0%]*
High Estimate :
$86,170[-33%]*
Hammer Price :
$57,450
Sold For :
$71,810*
Notes :
Annotated 'A giraffe is so much a lady that one refrains from thinking of her legs, but remembers her as floating over the plains in long garb, draperies of morning mist her mirage. Karen Blixen' (in the image); Signed, titled, and dated with various annotations in ink (recto); Printed later