The Great Hunter

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

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1975

Silkscreen on paper

15/22

Image: 24 1/2 × 33 in. (62.2 × 83.8 cm)

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

2011.64.30

Printer

William Ukpatiku

Publisher

Sanavik Cooperative, Baker Lake (Qamanittuaq)

Geography

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

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Drawing

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, lower right to left: The Great Hunter Oonark, Ukpatiku 15/22; stamped, in yellow ink: Baker Lake chop; signed, in Inuktitut syllabics

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

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, Plate 33, p.58, listed p.100.

Published References

Sanavik Cooperative, Baker Lake, 1975 Prints, Baker Lake, Northwest Territories: Sanavik Cooperative, 1975, catalogue no. 7

Provenance

Canadiana Gifts Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, September 10, 1975; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2013.

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