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U990.14.548
Artist / Maker : Amos, Patrick
Title : Killer Whale and Raven
Date (Execution) : 1983
Geographical Origin : Nootka Island, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Mowachaht, Nuu-chah-nulth
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : A killer whale's head, flipper and dorsal fin are emerging from waves, and a raven, behind the dorsal fin, is holding the whale's back with its talon and stretching its wing back behind it. Red, grey, black and blue ink on cream coloured paper.
Accession # : U990.14.548
Width (cm) : 53.00
Height (cm) : 37.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : The raven and killer whale are both important animals in Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) mythology. The depiction of the two together is a unique combination by the artist. (Statement provided by Open Pacific Graphics).