First Scene from the Legend of Shokkoaluk and his Wife (Shokkoaluk and his wife sitting together)

Levi Qumaluk, Canadian / Inuit, 1919 - 1997, Canadian Inuit, Puvirnituq (Povungnituk), Nunavik, Quebec, Canada, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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about 1960

Soapstone

Overall: 7 7/8 x 7 3/8 x 5 in. (20 x 18.8 x 12.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

160.34.14536

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Native American

Sculpture

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Inscription

"LEVI" scratched in base

Exhibition History

Polar Exhibition, Baker-Berry Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 4, 2007-January 31, 2008.

Provenance

Father Andre Pierre Marie Steinmann (1912-2005), Sculptors Society of Povungnetuk, Quebec, Canada; sold to present collection, 1960.

Old Number

Sculptors Society of Povungnetuk no. 1288; 1837; 1309

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