Gorilla Family at the Falkirk Wheel

Gorilla Family at The Falkirk Wheel sculpture by Ronald Rae

Granite: Ht. 6ft x 7ft x 5ft. 7 tonnes. Location: The Falkirk Wheel.  For sale.

The Gorilla Family was carved from a 7 tonne granite boulder from Dalbeattie Quarry near Dumfries. The dark grey granite has been dated at 397 million years old. Ronald Rae is widely known for his powerful animal sculptures – the Gorilla Family joins The Elephant Family, The Heavy Horse and Foal  and seven others at The Falkirk Wheel.

To see a video of the Gorilla Family and the Baby Elephant being moved to Edinburgh Airport where they were on exhibition from August – November 2015 go to Latest News on Video on the right margin. Also see three short videos of Ronald Rae carving the Gorilla Family.

 

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