Singing Owl

Osuitok Ipeelee, Inuit / Canadian, 1922 - 2005, Canadian Inuit, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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December 1982

Green serpentine

Overall: 14 15/16 × 5 7/8 × 6 1/2 in. (38 × 15 × 16.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein

2011.64.12

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Sculpture

On view

Inscription

Signed, incised on bottom, with copyright symbol; dated, 1980.

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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.

Inuit Art | Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Legacy for Learning: The Jane and Raphael Bernstein Collection, Class of 1967 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 4, 2021-February 6, 2022.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, A Legacy for Learning: The Jane and Raphael Bernstein collection; Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, 2021.

Provenance

The Guild Shop, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, March 8, 1983; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2013.

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