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 College: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein

2011.64.25

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

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

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

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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