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    Peter Beard (American, 1938-2020)
    756 Elephants
    Gelatin silver prints with blood, glitter, snake skin, and a dragon fly collage
    40-1/2 x 50-1/2 inches (102.9 x 128.3 cm) (overall)
    Signed and inscribed in ink throughout the sheet.


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

    Condition Report*: Not examined out of frame due to fragility of the piece; sheet is slightly undulating with one tear along the upper edge of the work, possibly inherent to the works creation; craquelure to the areas of pooled blood, most likely an inherent vice of the medium; slight lifting to some of the collage elements.
    Framed Dimensions 44 X 54 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    6th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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