Melak Man Eater

Helen Kalvak, Inuit / Canadian, 1901 - 1984, Canadian Inuit, Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada, Central Arctic, Arctic

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1968

Stonecut print on paper

18/48

Image: 16 × 18 1/2 in. (40.6 × 47 cm)

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

2011.64.21

Publisher

Holman Eskimo Cooperative, Ulukhaktok

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Native American

Print

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, lower left to right: #7 Eskimo Western Arctic 1968 "Melak" Man Eater by Kalvak 18/48; stamped, lower right, in red ink: Homan chop [ulu with the word HOLMAN]; Reverse, in graphite, lower left, $55 P2441

Published References

1968 Holman Eskimo Graphic Art, Holman: Holman Eskimo Cooperative, 1968, catalogue no. 7.

Provenance

Gallery of Eskimo Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, July 18, 1974; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2013.

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