Raven’s Light

Artist
Gender
Male
Style
Northwest Coast
Community
Art Type
Print
Collection
2001
Medium
Silkscreen on Stonehenge Cover White (rag) paper
Edition
Signed Limited Edition Print # 150 of 200 printed by Pacific Editions Ltd
Size (in)
Paper (H x W): 17 x 13 in
Size (cm)
Paper (H x W): 42 x 33 cm
Framed
Not Framed, please enquire
Product ID
11500-00431

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Description

Raven’s Light’ by Eugene Alfred – First Nations Northwest Coast Tlingit Art presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.

Condition:       no condition noted.

Description by Artist:     “This design illustrates the well-known story of how Raven brought light to the world. A storyteller would take hours to tell the tale. Raven is facing upwards with the light in his beak. There is always a human aspect to Tlingit stories, and that is why there is a human face within the design.”

Notes from DaVic Gallery:    This Limited Edition silkscreen prints titled “Rave’s Light” by Eugene Alfred was published in October, 2001.  It was hand produced by the screen-printing process. It is the only limited edition printing of this design. The artist was involved in the printmaking, checking the stencils and signing each copy in the edition:  200 signed and numbered copies, 20 artist’s proofs, and 1 printer’s proof.  3 Hors de Commerce copies exist and are defaced and all other trial copies have been destroyed and the printing stencils obliterated.