Young Woman and Owl

Artist:
Pitseolak Ashoona, RCA OC, See available art.
Gender:
Female
Style:
Inuit
Community:
Cape Dorset, See available art.
Art Type:
Print
Collection:
Cape Dorset 1979
Medium:
Stonecut & Stencil
Edition:
Certified Limited Edition Print # 46 of 50 printed by Eegyvudluk Pootoogook
Size (in):
Paper (H x W): 24 ½ x 18 in
Size (cm):
Paper (H x W): 62 x 46 cm
Framed:
No Framed
Product ID:
10100-00039

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Description

Young Woman and Owl’ by Pitseolak Ashoona – Inuit Art from Cape Dorset 1979 print collection presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts

Condition:          No condition to be noted.

Description by Artist:     No description by artist found.

Notes from DaVic Gallery:   A figurative print depicting a woman sitting on the back of an owl with outstretched wings.  The Inuit explain the flat face & short beak of owls, in the story of a beautiful young girl who was magically changed into an owl with a long beak, as an owl, she became frightened & flew into the wall of her house & flattened her face & beak. Some tribes referred to death as “crossing the owl’s bridge”.