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U998.7.86
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Eugene
Title : Kwagiulth Eagle and Salmon
Date (Execution) : 1994/09/01
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : Print; Serigaph
Visual Description : Circular image with beige background. Face is in the middle. A red, blue, and black eagle is looking to the right with its wings spread out, and clutching a black and green salmon in its talons.
Accession # : U998.7.86
Width (cm) : 42.00
Height (cm) : 38.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : The eagle is a crest figure. The salmon is a very important food source on the Northwest Coast. This design, originally painted on a drum, incorporates both of these elements, along with a human face in the centre. (Statement provided by Pacific Editions)