Hardstone carving work “Durer’s Rhinoceros” created in animalistics genre by stone carver Dmitriy Emelyanenko. The rhinoceros is made on the basis of an engraving by Albrecht Durer. Dürer portrayed a rhino, never having seen it, using drawings and descriptions of eyewitnesses. On his engraving, a rhino is chained in armor.
The work by Dmitriy Emelyanenko is made of Kazakh-Chikkan jasper (technical), eyes from garnet.
Artwork was created in 1999.