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U014.3.276
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Calvin
Title : Red Snapper
Date (Execution) : 2004
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 : Red fish (red snapper) facing toward the left.
Accession # : U014.3.276
Width (cm) : 61.00
Height (cm) : 25.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "Pacific Red Snapper, or yellow-eye rockfish (a Scorpaenidae) is the largest scorpionfish of the Northwest Coast. Scientific name is sebastes ruberrimus. This was a fish sought after by First Nations all the way up the coast - an important food staple that can be preserved and prepared a number of different ways." - Calvin Hunt