Peter Beard "Avril Crosby"
Peter Beard "Avril Crosby" 1959
Silver gelatin print, painted and inscribed with ink
Dimensions: Artwork 14.5 x 21.5 in, framed 18 x 25 in
This work is signed, titled, dated, and variously inscribed with ink by the artist on recto. "Avril Crosby (from Yale Bowl 1958) to 133 E. 80th Street roof top 1959."
Peter Beard (1938 - 2020) 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.