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Eaglet mask with articulated jaw and eyes and two avian heads emerging at the top - Donald Ellis Gallery
Profile view of an exceptional Eaglet mask with articulated jaw and eyes as well as painted hide strips - Donald Ellis Gallery

Eaglet Mask

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1840

wood, paint, human hair, hide

height: 9 ½"

Inventory # N3760

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acquired by The Audain Art Museum, Whistler, BC


Provenance

Ziff Family Collection, New York, NY

Exhibited

Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, December 16, 1999–April 16, 2000
Pinacotheque de Paris, Paris, France, “Jackson Pollock et le Chamanisme”, October 15, 2008–February 15, 2009

Published

Art of Grace and Passion, Shaw, Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1999, pg. 99
Jackson Pollock et le Chamanisme, Polcari, Paris, Editions de la Pinacotheque de Paris, 2008, pg. 198, pl. 67
Connaisance des Arts, Paris, HS Number 380, pg. 32
Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2012, pl. 12

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