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U990.14.100
Artist / Maker : Hunt, George Jr.
Title : Moon
Date (Execution) : 1987
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 : Blue moon in circle with four faces and hands (moon's daughters) in four corners around main image. Blue, red and black ink.
Accession # : U990.14.100
Width (cm) : 41.40
Height (cm) : 43.30
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : George's depiction of the moon is a traditional design which he originally painted on a drum. The four hands and faces on the perimeter is an old stylistic device in Northwest Coast art representing the four directions. (Statement provided by Open Pacific Graphics)