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U990.14.860
Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Robert E.; Gwin-Jakwsxw
Title : Red Winged Black Bird
Date (Execution) : 1987
Geographical Origin : Gitanmaax (Hazelton); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan, Wet'suwet'en
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Two black birds perched on bull reeds with red patches on their wings, in front of a red sun.
Accession # : U990.14.860
Width (cm) : 28.20
Height (cm) : 40.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "Red winged blackbirds are numerous in the Fraser Lake region, near Robert's home in Prince George. Robert drew inspiration for this print from a solitary bird which he spotted daily for two weeks in a road-side marsh while commuting in the area." (statement provided by Pacific Editions)