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U990.14.102
Artist / Maker : Hunt, George Jr.
Title : Butterfly
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 :
Accession # : U990.14.102
Width (cm) : 50.70
Height (cm) : 45.80
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : The Butterfly is a crest figure belonging to the Wedlidi Speck family from Turnour Island. It was favourite theme of the late Chief Henry Speck. George received permission from the family to use the design in this colourful, attractive print. (Statement provided by Open Pacific Graphics)