Bird with Spread Wings

Seepee Ipellie, Inuit / Canadian, 1940 - 2000, Canadian Inuit, Eastern Arctic, Arctic


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Gray serpentine polished with bootblack and inlaid ivory

Overall: 10 5/8 × 13 × 3 9/16 in. (27 × 33 × 9 cm)

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



North America, Canada


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern


Not on view


Signed, incised below left wing:artist‘s name [Inuktitut syllabics] and copyright symbol; dated, incised below right wing: 83; sticker: ES842

Course History

Arctic Health Conference Viewing, Winter 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.


The Guild Shop, Toronto, Canada; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, June 9, 1984; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2013.

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