Thunderbird Canoe

Artist
Gender
Male
Style
Northwest Coast
Community
Art Type
Print
Collection
2006
Medium
Silkscreen on Stonehenge Cover Fawn (rag) paper
Edition
Signed Limited Edition Print # 193 of 200 printed by Pacific Editions Ltd
Size (in)
Paper (H x W): 6 x 22 in
Size (cm)
Paper (H x W): 15 x 56 cm
Framed
Not Framed, please enquire
Product ID
11500-00433

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Description

Thunderbird Canoe’ by Dean Heron – First Nations Northwest Coast Tlingit Art presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.

Condition:       no condition noted.

Description by Artist:     “This may or may not be what a Thunderbird looks like. Seen here Thunderbird is chasing the Killer Whale, its food source, beside a northwest canoe.

Thunderbird gives us thunder and lightning through the flapping of its wings. We have never witnessed it in person. Can you see the Thunderbird?”

Notes from DaVic Gallery:    This Limited Edition silkscreen prints titled “Thunderbird Canoe” by Dean Heron was published in May, 2006.  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.