Peter Beard "Isak Dinesen / Blixen - Bacon / TSAVO - STARVO / brain bit leopard"
Peter Beard "Isak Dinesen / Blixen - Bacon / TSAVO - STARVO / brain bit leopard" 1990
Ink Inscribed Color Photographic Collage with Glitter, hand inscribed by artist
Dimensions: Artwork 8.5 x 13.5 in, Framed 9.5 in x 14.5 in
This work is signed, titled, dated, and variously inscribed with ink by the artist on recto.
Photographic collage portrait of Baroness Karen Christenze von Blixen-Finecke (born Dinesen; 17 April 1885 – 7 September 1962) also known as Isak Dinesen, and Tania Blixen (on the left), elephant and brain bit leopard portraits center, and on the right a reproduction of Francis Bacon's portrait study of Peter Beard.
Peter Beard was an American artist, photographer, diarist, and writer who lived and worked in New York City, Montauk, and Kenya. His photographs of Africa, African animals, and the journals that often integrate his photographs have been widely shown and published since the 1960s.