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Peter Beard (American, b. 1938) San Quentin Summer (T.C.+ Bobby Beausoleil)

Auction:
3248B
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3248B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Peter Beard (American, b. 1938)

San Quentin Summer (T.C.+ Bobby Beausoleil), 1972, proof edition of 13 printed for A Portfolio of Thirteen Photographs to Commemorate...the New Home of the Anthology Film Archives..., 1982. Signed "Peter Beard" in ink within the image l.r., numbered and titled "A/p 8/13..." in ink within the image l.l., dated and with finger/thumbprint "...1972" in ink within the image u.l. Gelatin sliver print on paper, image size 9 1/8 x 13 3/8 in. (23.0 x 33.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Sheet curled and with cockling to edges, soling to lower margin and verso.

N.B. "T.C." stands for Truman Capote.
Estimate $400-600

The full sheet measures 11 x 14 in. Signed "Peter Beard" in in within the image l.r., numbered and titles "A/p 8/13..." in ink wihtin the image l.l., dated and with thumbprint "1972" in ink within the image u.l. Printed on "Afgo" paper with logos on verso. Cocking to edges, soiling to lower margin and verso - see photos for better condition details. Photograph affixed to mat with protective paper photo corners that have been taped to the mat. No other issues to report.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Crimp, Gelatin silver process, Robert Doisneau

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