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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 :
Sculpture
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
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000[+40%]*
High Estimate :
$3,000,000[-7%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,800,000
Sold For :
$3,380,000*