Tlingit, Gaanaxteidi clan, Northwest Coast, Alaska. c. 1800-1830 Possibly by Naakushtáa, artist of the Dak’laweidí clan, Gaanaxteidi clan, Klukwan Carl Heinmiller, Haines, Alaska c. 1960? Norman Feder Collection, Denver CO. Swan is not a commonly encountered Tlingit crest, and the reason and purpose for this visually stunning mask and creature image are currently unknown outside of Native oral history. On display at the Nelson Atkins Museum in Kansas City. Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Morton…
Arvik Amuasijartuq (Bowhead in Amautik) (CD12-28) :: Tim Pitsiulak :: 2012 Cape Dorset Print Collection :: Gallery Phillip
Cee Pootoogook, Nanuit Puijurtut (Bears Swimming), stonecut and stencil
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver. Masterworks of Inuit and Northwest Coast
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