Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 241

Price Realized: $ 4,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
MARK BEARD (1956-)

Nineteen Famous People, Twenty-Two Friends and Six Nudes.

Hand-colored photographs by Beard transfer-printed onto handmade Arches paper by Craig Fry and Beard with additional hand-coloring. Folio, 15x11 inches, 38.2x28 cm.; contents loose as issued in publisher's grey cloth folding case by David Bourbeau of the Thistle Bindery, with 2 small abrasions to top edge, partially restored; contents bright and fine. New York: Feard Press, 1992.

Additional Details

number two of only ten copies, signed by beard. Among the friends and famous people are: Andy Warhol, Tennessee Williams, Henry Geldzahler, Robin Byrd, Pat Loud, Quentin Crisp, John Corigliano, Michael Feingold, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Virgil Thomson. The text reproduces Beard's handwritten recollections and comments about each subject.