Dancing Polar Bear

Paulassie Pootoogook, Inuit / Canadian, 1927 - 2006, Canadian Inuit, Arctic

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1982

Green soapstone

Overall: 16 15/16 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/8 in. (43 × 16.5 × 13 cm)

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

2011.64.33

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Incised, on bottom: artist‘s name [Inuktitut syllabics]

Course History

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

Provenance

The Guild Shop, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, September 13, 1983; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2013.

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