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U990.14.1071
Artist / Maker : Thomas, Roy
Title : Guidance (II)
Date (Execution) : 1985
Geographical Origin : Ontario, Canada
Cultural Group : Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Image of human figure in blue canoe paddling with two fish below.
Accession # : U990.14.1071
Width (cm) : 50.70
Height (cm) : 37.70
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "The main theme of this print is the passing on and teaching of traditions. We all need a direction to follow and it is of great importance in the Ojibwa tradition to give young people guidance. The man represents humankind in the life cycle and the fish and water represent the oldest life-giving forces." (statement provided by Pacific Editions)