Spirit Bear Possessing a Man's Soul

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Category
Sculptures
Date
1982
Medium
mottled green-grey stone, ivory
Credit Line
Gift of the Swinton Family, Winnipeg, 1994
Object Number
94/743
Location
AGO, Gallery 106 Walker Court, Floor, Vitrine

Dimensions

Overall: 35 × 20.2 × 10.4 cm, 11.5 lb. (13 3/4 × 7 15/16 × 4 1/8 in., 5.2 kg)

Signature, Inscriptions, and Markings

Signature
Signed on base, proper right hind paw: DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUK
Inscription
Inscribed on base, proper right hind paw: DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUK; Inscribed on base, proper left hind paw: c (circled) 1982
Markings
white rectangular sticker: David Ruben, Paulatuk, 1600-; Swinton label: Paulatak, Toronto, 1982, Bear Spirit Possessing Man, David Ruben Piqtoukun, acquired at "Out of Tradition"

Subjects

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