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Beaver (1969) by Robert DavidsonBeaver (1969) by Robert Davidson
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Beaver (1969)

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From Haida Printmaker, Hilary Stewart "The two large incisor teeth and the cross-hatched tail, turned up into the body, identify the creature in this well-balanced design as Beaver. The simple lines and the large size of the head offset the complexity of body and legs in a satisfying way. Inspiration for this print came from a Haida design, printed on leather dance leggings. Robert found the illustration in Franz Boas's Primitive Art, and reworked the motif to conform to a rectangular shape."

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Location Canada
Region Northwest Coast
Artist Robert Davidson
NWC Nation N/A
Date Created 1969
Dimensions 17" x 13"
Materials & Edition Limited Edition 300

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