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Elephant Family At Night At A Salt Lick, Aberdare Forest

Elephant Family At Night At A Salt Lick, Aberdare Forest
image: 114.3 x 168.9; sheet: 139.1 x 194.3 cm
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Gelatin silver print with watercolor, gouache, colored inks, with drawings on the border by The Hog Ranch Art Department
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Signed, dated and inscribed 'Thousands of years ago, when waved green and cool the mighty leaves whose impress is now and then found in coal, fathoms below the earth's present surface; when indeed what are now grim coalfields, the lurking places of the Darkness that may be felt and of deadly gases hungering for flame, were broad forests, mellow and blooming, the Elephant was common all o'er the world.' (James Greenwood/Wild Sports of the World, 1864)' and '*as seen in The End of the Game/...'nor Dread nor hope attend' / c/o Warden F.W. Woodley / P.O. Box 22 Nyeri, Kenya' in ink (recto); Printed in 2009
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Artwork Details :
This is a unique work, 1972/2009
Provenance :
Peter Beard Studio, New York; acquired from the previous by the present owner

Christie’s New York

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