Second Scene from the Legend of Shokkoaluk and his Wife (Shokkoaluk is standing pushing his wife below the ice)

Levi Qumaluk, Inuit / Canadian, 1919 - 1997, Canadian Inuit, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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1960

Soapstone

Overall: 13 × 6 11/16 × 4 3/4 in. (33 × 17 × 12 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

160.34.14537

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Native American

Sculpture

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

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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