Hammer Price w/ BP
|Lot #: 18
Peter Beard (American, 1938-2020) San Quentin Summer (Truman Capote & Bobby Beausoleil)
1972, gelatin silver print. Signed; editioned, titled and dated in ink: 'Artist Proof 3/13 San Quentin Summer (T.C. & Bobby Beausoleil)' (lower left). 'Peter Beard' (lower right). Thumb print and dated 1972 (upper left). The writer, Truman Capote, interviewed Bobby Beausoleil in prison at San Quentin for material he published in his 1975 book, Music for Chameleons. Beausoleil, a follower of convicted mass murderer Charles Manson, is serving a life sentence for the torture slaying of a musician at his Topanga Canyon home. Printed 1982 22/75
|Sight 9 x 13 1/2 in.|
Jun 16, 2021
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