Elephant in Colors, Roman Numeral
Bronze, Edition of 10
17.75 x 21 x 10 "
Cast the Sleeping Elephant Series
In 1980 Mihail traveled to Africa where he cast a live, wild bull elephant. The elephant was never harmed. Mihail incorporated the cast of the elephant in his sculpture.
The first of 10 life size bronze elephants was installed at the United Nations Headquarters in New York by Kenya, Namibia and Nepal. Inaugurated October 18, 1998 by Secretary General Kofi Annan.
The Cast the sleeping Elephant series, 1976 - 1998, include bronzes, constructions, prints, works on paper and life casts from the elephant.