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U990.14.1097
Artist / Maker : Beaver, Rick
Title : Sailing Tall
Date (Execution) : November 1989
Geographical Origin : Rice Lake, Ontario, Canada
Cultural Group : Anishnaabe (Ojibwe), Mississauga
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Image of two birds on water with outstretched necks and moon.
Accession # : U990.14.1097
Width (cm) : 48.00
Height (cm) : 63.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : The sinuous form and boldly patterned plumage of Western Grebes offer bright contrast to the deep still waters and brooding skies of early spring. Their airy presence, gliding over fluid swells, is a delight whenever they are seen. (Statement provided by Sweetgrass Studios)