Ravens Housepost

Artist:
Dylan Thomas, See available art.
Gender:
Male
Style:
Northwest Coast
Community:
Coast Salish, See available art.
Art Type:
Print
Collection:
2008
Medium:
Silkscreen on Maidstone Cover White (rag)
Edition:
Signed Limited Edition Print # 168 of 200 printed by Pacific Editions Ltd
Size (in):
Paper (H x W): 21 ½ x 8 ½ in
Size (cm):
Paper (H x W): 55 x 22 cm
Framed:
Not Framed, please enquire
Product ID:
11400-00054

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Description

Ravens Housepost’ by Dylan Thomas – First Nations Northwest Coast, Coast Salish Art presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts

This print is ** SOLD **

Condition:          No condition noted.

Description by Artist:   ‘Ravens Housepost’ –   Traditionally Coast Salish people did not have full-sized totem poles. Instead, they chose to design welcoming figures and decorated their house posts.  Like totem poles, the house posts sometimes represented family crests.  They also sometimes represented an event or ceremony that had taken place in the past.  This design is contemporary take on the traditional idea of decorating house posts represented by ravens.

Notes from DaVic Gallery:    This limited edition silkscreen print titled “Ravens Housepost” by Dylan Thomas was published in October, 2008.  It was hand produced by the screen printing process. It is the only limited edition printing of this design. The artist has inspected and signed each copy in the edition:  200 signed and numbered copies, 20 artist’s proofs, 1 printer’s proof.  All trial copies of this edition have been destroyed and the printing stencils obliterated.