Untitled (Pregnant Animal with a Fish in Her Mouth, Two Figures on Her Back)

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


May 1, 1970

Graphite, colored pencil and colored pen on paper

Image: 9 × 12 1/4 in. (22.9 × 31.1 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


On view


Inscribed, lower left, in graphite: 0-248; signed, lower center, in graphite:[Inuktitut syllabics]; Reverse: upper left, in graphite: 6311E; lower left: 38 [encircled] OONARK, MAY 1, 1970.

Exhibition History

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

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, Plate 32, p.57, listed p.100.


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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