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U014.3.547
Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Robert E.; Gwin-Jakwsxw
Title : Running Cougar and Grouse
Date (Execution) : 1998
Geographical Origin : Gitanmaax (Hazelton); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan, Wet'suwet'en
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Image of a beige cougar running to the left on a black and beige ground with motion lines extending behind it. A grouse is sitting on a tree branch on the right side of the print in front of a blue sky with a large blue formline moon.
Accession # : U014.3.547
Width (cm) : 56.00
Height (cm) : 38.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "In ancient times, as today, the cougar was revered as a speedy and cunning animal. As the cougar population increases it runs into problems with man, and man's urban population increase. Regarded as a hunter, it is to be respected. This cougar is caught in full flight as the grouse looks on. Overlooking this scene is a blue eagle moon. The beauty of the animal leaves man in full wonderment." - Robert Sebastian