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U990.14.724
Artist / Maker : LaFortune, Doug
Title : The Watcher
Date (Execution) : 1988
Geographical Origin : Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Coast Salish, Lummi, Saanich (WSÁNEĆ), Tsawout
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : A large beast-like figure peeks from behind a tree. A house or cabin is seen reflected in his eyes.
Accession # : U990.14.724
Width (cm) : 37.00
Height (cm) : 54.80
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "Sasquatch, the mysterious one, always there, seldom seen. The First People have known of him forever. They know he is always watching, staying on the outside, wandering along his mystical path." - Doug LaFortune "The overall effect of this print captures the mood of the old Salish art." Statement provided by Vincent Rickard