SEAL MASK

Wood and paint Height 22.4 cm (8.8 in.) Kuskokwim River, Alaska - circa 1880
Provenance
Acquired by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, New York, in 1916 from an unknown source (cat. no. 5/932); Acquired by Julius Carlebach, New York, January 1945; Acquired by Enrico Donati, New York, 1945
Literature
Field, Jennifer (ed.), Moon Dancers: Yup'ik Masks and the Surrealists, Di Donna Galleries, New York, 2018, pp. 56-57 and 138
Ellis (ed.), Art of the Arctic: Reflections of the Unseen (Masks), Black Dog Publishing, London, 2015, p. 83, pl. 22

Exhibited
New York, Di Donna Galleries, 'Moon Dancers: Yup'ik Masks and the Surrealists', April 27 - June 29, 2018

EXHIBITOR

Donald Ellis Gallery

"Historical Native American Art"

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