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Mask

Chugach
Prince William Sound, Alaska

19th century 

wood, paint, vegetal fibre
height: 17˝

Inventory # CE3248

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Provenance

Donald Ellis Gallery, Dundas, ON

Private collection, Toronto, ON

Donald Ellis Gallery, New York, NY

The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection, New York, NY

Exhibited

“Artworks made by Canada’s First Nation and Inuit Peoples,” Canada House, London, U.K.; May 13–August 28, 1998

“Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Charles and Valerie Diker Collection,” Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; February 12–May 17, 2015

“Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Charles and Valerie Diker Collection,” Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX; July 5–September 13, 2015

Published

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, Toronto, ON, 2005; pg. 11

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection, David Penney et al., New York, NY, Skira Rizzoli, 2015; pg. 73, pl. 35

Related Examples

Corey, Peter L. (ed.) Faces Voices and Dreams: A Celebration of the Centennial of the Sheldon Jackson Museum.  Sitka: Alaska Department of Education, 1987, pl. 6

Krech, Shepard III. A Victorian Earl in the Arctic: The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale, 1888-89. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1989, pls. 173 & 174

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