[Eland] / LL "A. Operti N.Y."
Scope and Contents
Eland lying on the ground with its head up. Originally B/W photo. of a dead eland being held up by a native but native was painted out by artist. Support: Photograph. Frame: Glazed, wood frame, 24 1/4 x 19 1/2.
- Operti, Albert, 1852-1927 (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Born in: Turin, Italy; Died in: NY.Active in: Arctic; NY. Artist with 1896 and 1897 Peary Expeditions. Worked as an artist in AMNH Exhibit and Preparation Department 1912-1927.
1 Item : watercolor : gouache ; 21 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches
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