• Aged Elephant
  • Aged Elephant
  • Aged Elephant
  • Aged Elephant

Aged Elephant


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An Elephant has wisdom. An Elephant has knowledge. An Elephant never forgets. The oldest of Elephants might know too much.

This is an original, ink on paper, drawing that Sean produced for his show "The Essence of Life and Line". The paper measures 19.5" x 27.5", is signed and shipped flat.

See more about this show and pictures from the opening reception here. There is also a short film created from the opening reception that you can watch here.


From Wikipedia:

Elephants are the largest living land animals on Earth today.[7] The elephant's gestation period is 22 months, the longest of any land animal.[8] At birth, an elephant calf typically weighs 105 kilograms (230 lb).[8] They typically live for 50 to 70 years, but the oldest recorded elephant lived for 82 years.[9] The largest elephant ever recorded was shot in Angola in 1974. [10][11] This male weighed about 10,900 kg (24,000 lb) with a shoulder height of 3.96 metres (13.0 ft).[12] The smallest elephants, about the size of a calf or a large pig, were a prehistoric species that lived on the island of Crete during the Pleistoceneepoch.[13]

Elephants are a symbol of wisdom in Asian cultures and are famed for their memory and intelligence; their intelligence level is thought to be comparable to that of dolphins[14][15][16][17] and primates.[18][19] Aristotle once said the elephant was "the beast which passeth all others in wit and mind."[20] The word "elephant" has its origins in the Greek ἐλέφας, meaning "ivory" or "elephant".[21]

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