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U990.14.120
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Richard ; Gwe-la-yo-gwe-la-gya
Title : Beaver And Whale Box Design
Date (Execution) :
Geographical Origin : 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 : Two box designs sit next to each other, both with large red borders framing the animals inside them. On the left, a beaver sits with its tail and feet touching the ground. Inside the body is a large face with no teeth showing, unlike the beavers head above where the two front teeth are the most prominent. The box on the right holds a whale where its head rests on the ground and its fins run along the height of the red edges. Inside the outlines of the animals is a cross-hatched design.
Accession # : U990.14.120
Width (cm) : 68.00
Height (cm) : 35.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement :