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



North America, Canada


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern


Not on view


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.

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.


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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