Carl Akeley Archive

Carl Akeley
American 1864–1926
Going, 1924

Bronze, dark brown patina
6 7/8 H. x 12 1/2 W. x 4 3/8 D. inches
Titled on top center base: Going
Signed right front base: Carl Akeley / © 1924
Inscribed rear base: Roman Bronze Works N-Y-

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These two fine bronze casts of elephants demonstrate Akeley’s commitment to the conservation and understanding of the endangered African mammal. Such exemplary rendering attests to the profound relationship Akeley held with African wildlife in the early twentieth century.

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