Untitled (Spirit Barges)

Jessie Oonark, Inuit / Canadian, 1906 - 1985
Canadian Inuit
Central Arctic
Arctic

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about 1975

Colored pencil on paper

Image: 21 1/2 × 29 1/2 in. (54.6 × 74.9 cm)

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

2011.64.25

Geography

Place Made: Qamanittuaq (Baker Lake), Canada, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Drawing

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in graphite, lower center: artist's name [Inuktitut syllabics]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: 6312 e; lower right: mmj (?) 520; 4-8; Oonark 500 PL LR.M.M (?);

Exhibition History

Inuit Art

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

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.

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, listed p.100.

Provenance

Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, August 29, 1975; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2013.

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