Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)
Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)
Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)
Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)
Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)
Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)
Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)
Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)
Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)

Emoli and Tagwa (Bronze Sculpture)

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Dimensions
5.9 x 10.6 x 3.9 inch (H*L*W) 4.5 lbs
15 x 27 x 10 cm (H*L*W) 2.05 kgs

Medium
Bronze

Style
Hyperrealism, Wildlife

Edition Number
/25

Description
Emoli's Story
On the 23rd of August visitors to Tsavo East came across a calf collapsed and barely breathing along the Voi river circuit. The drought in the southern sector of Tsavo has really hit wildlife hard, particularly the elephants that have remained in that area, with many Mums’ and their calves succumbing to the dry conditions, because while water remains it’s the scarcity of food that is the challenge. Sadly the mothers with young calves have been unable to travel the distances required to find better browse, so choose to remain anchored close to water points, and because of this they are more often than not the first casualties of such brutal droughts. This area of Tsavo is experiencing one of the worst in many decades, with poor rains for two years in a row, so in the recent months we have experienced as many as 100 elephants dying from this 2017 drought in the southern area of Tsavo, and sadly numerous calves, found too late to save.

Tagwa's Story
On 6th May Angela was called by Simon Gitau, Senior Warden Mount Kenya, with reports of an orphaned elephant sighted in community lands, abandoned by the elephant herds of Mount Kenya National Park. The community thankfully were elephant friendly and sought to find assistance for the little baby alerting 'Kenya Wildlife Service' (KWS) personnel in the area.

Emoli and Tagwa are part of Gillie and Marc's exhibition - The Orphans.

> You can also adopt Emoli here 

> You can also adopt Tagwa here 

50% of all proceeds go to The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Artwork Features
Gillie and Marc love working in bronze for many reasons. Bronze is a very hardy material and will last forever. As experts in coloring bronze, Gillie and Marc enjoy experimenting with their sculptures, adding a splash of color to brighten the work, making it even more unique. > Read more 

For every purchase of a bronze sculpture you will receive a certificate of authenticity, titled, signed, dated and editioned by the artists.

Care Instructions
Bronze is very easy to clean, allowing you to enjoy your precious sculpture with minimal upkeep. > Read more

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