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U014.3.9
Artist / Maker : Alfred, Eugene
Title : Mosquito
Date (Execution) : 2001
Geographical Origin : Yukon Territory; British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Northern Tutchone, Selkirk, Tlingit
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Mosquito depicted in Northwest Coast formline in black and red.
Accession # : U014.3.9
Width (cm) : 33.00
Height (cm) : 43.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "The mosquito were believed to have been born form the ashes of a powerful, cannibalistic monster that had been killed and cremated. Mosquitoes appear with long, sharp proboscuses." -- Eugene Alfred