After Alexander Calder, ‘L’Elephant Noir’, 1973, michael lisi / contemporary art

This mobile sculpture, cast in 2002 from an original mold produced in 1973, consists of black patinated and painted bronze with the artist’s monogram “CA” on front leg and edition number stamped inside back leg. Measuring 21 5/8 x 13 x 21 ½ in (55 x 33 x 54.6 cm), it is from the edition of 999 published by George Gordon, Calder Airplane Projects, Inc. Cold Spring, NY, and cast by Ara Kunst Foundry.