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Spitting Cobra, Tsavo

Peter Beard-Spitting Cobra, Tsavo-1960

Sell Through Rate: 0%

Artist:
Artwork:
Spitting Cobra, Tsavo
Size:
image: 38.7 x 57.8, sheet: 50.2 x 60 cm
Edition Size :
n/a
Medium :
Gelatin silver print with blood
Creation Year:
1960
Category :
Photography

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-05-20
Lot Number :
74
Low Estimate :
$17,230
High Estimate :
$25,850
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
Signed, titled, dated and annotated 'Prone on the ground, as since, but on his rear, circular base of rising folds, that towered fold above fold, a surging maze, his head crested aloft, and carbuncle his eyes, with burnished neck of verdant gold, erect Amidst his circling spire, Paradise Lost' in ink with blood (image), probably printed 1990s