Elephant (Violet)
Artwork: Elephant (Violet)
Size: 381 x 304.8 x 18.1 cm
Medium: Mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating
Creation year: 2000
Marks: Signed and dated 1995-2000 on the underside of the foot
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Executed in 1995-2000, this work is one of five unique versions (blue, orange, yellow, magenta and violet)
Provenance: Gagosian Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by David Teiger in July 2004
Exhibition history: Venice, Venice Biennale, XLVII Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, 1997, p. 703 (text) (another example); Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Jeff Koons: Retrospective, September - December 2004, p. 106, illustrated in color (Yellow example); Los Angeles, Gagosian Gallery, Sculpture, July - August 2006 (Yellow example) ; Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Jeff Koons: Celebration, October 2008 - February 2009, p. 69, illustrated in color (Orange example)

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 53