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U003.20.4
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Henry
Title : Salmon (limited edition print)
Date (Execution) : 1978
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwagu'ł, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Image depicts Salmon in left profile. Salmon's face, bottom fin and tail are depicted in black, green and rusty red. The salmon's torso is scaled in rusty red.
Accession # : U003.20.4
Width (cm) : 53.34
Height (cm) : 36.83
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Peter Smart
Artist Statement : Henry Hunt, in this most recent print "Salmon" has used traditional Kwaguilth colours of red, black, white and green and applied Kwaguilth design conventions depicting the salmon's marine origins indicated by scalloping to show the scales and gill slits. The distinctive tail shape depicting the salmon is also used. (Statement provided by Open Pacific Graphics)