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    Description

    Peter Beard (American, 1938-2020)
    Orphaned Cheetah Cubs, Nairobi, 1968
    Gelatin silver with paint and ink, printed 1997
    15-1/8 x 22-1/2 inches (38.4 x 57.2 cm)
    Signed in the image. Stamped with artist's copyright, verso.

    The hand print featured on this work belongs to the photographer's daughter, Zara, aged 9 at the time of printing.


    More information about Beard, Peter, also known as Beard, Peter, Beard, Peter Hill, Peter Hill Beard.

    Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.

    Condition Report*: Overall very good condition. Slight undulation to the sheet. A very few scattered pinpoints of accretion visible upon close inspection. Not examined out of frame. Framed under acrylic to 23 3/4 by 31 1/4 inches.
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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    March
    19th Friday
    Auction Dates
    April
    10th Saturday
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    18 Days
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