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Artist / Maker : Thomas, Roy
Title : Gathering
Date (Execution) : 1985
Geographical Origin : Ontario, Canada
Cultural Group : Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : A Canada goose, a salmon and a bear stand together in a grey circle under a grey moon. Printed on white paper in light grey, dark grey and black.
Accession # : U990.14.1070
Width (cm) : 50.80
Height (cm) : 37.80
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "This is a depiction of the four source elements constant through the life cycle. The fish represents water, the bear land, the bird air, and the sun and sky represent fire. Roy chose a grey palette for this print as a symbol of the old continuing tradition." (statement provided by Pacific Editions)