Untitled (Spirit Figure)

Karoo Ashevak, Inuit / Canadian, 1940 - 1974
Canadian Inuit
Central Arctic
Arctic

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about 1970-1974

Carved whale bone inlaid with walrus ivory, baleen, and stone

Overall: 8 7/8 × 12 3/8 × 7 1/2 in. (22.5 × 31.5 × 19 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Evelyn Stefansson Nef

2011.25.1

Geography

Place Made: Taloyoak, Kitikmeot, Canada, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Sculpture

Not on view

Course History

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2012

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2013

REL 1, Patterns of Religious Experience, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

ENVS 15, Environmental Issues: Earth's Cold Region, Spring 2019

Arctic Health Conference Viewing, Winter 2020

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.

Provenance

Evelyn Stefansson Nef (1913-2009); bequeathed to present collection, 2009; catalogued 2011.

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