One of four niche sculptures in the rotunda. Architect Richard Kletting had recommended four allegorical sculptures when he designed the building. It was only during the $227 million restoration project of 2004 - 2008, that his vision was finally realized. The young animal is a Rocky Mountain Elk, the State animal. There's that beehive again.
Utah State Capitol
Salt Lake City, Utah
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