Hans Scherfig (1905-1979). Danish painter.
White Elephants in the jungle.
Tempera on masonite. Signed: Scherfig 47
According to Buddhist legend, Maha Maya (the mother of Gautama Buddha) dreamed that a white elephant with six tusks entered her right side, which was interpreted to mean that she had conceived a child who would become either a world ruler or a buddha.
Measurement (cm) H: 43 / 55 – W: 81 / 92
Material Tempera on masonite
Style Modern art
Artist Hans Scherfig
Price 38,062.71 USD