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Artist / Maker : Hunt, Calvin
Title : Dancing Cranes II
Date (Execution) : 2005
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Two white cranes, facing one another with yellow beaks pointing upwards and wings extended backwards. Blue background that fades lighter toward the top of the image.
Accession # : U014.3.266
Width (cm) : 64.50
Height (cm) : 51.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : Calvin was inspired to paint this design during a recent trip to Japan. In the Orient cranes symbolize happy relationships. In nature cranes preform this dance as a mating ritual (Statement provided by Pacific Editions).