• Title:

    Polar Bear Among the Ice Floes

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    Helen Kalvak, Inuit (Canadian Eskimo), 1901-1984

  • Edition:


  • Place:

    Ulukhaktok (Holman); Inuvialuit Settlement Region; Northwest Territories; Canada

  • Format/Object name:


  • Media/Materials:

    Paper, ink

  • Techniques:

    Stenciled, printed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly in the collection of Inuit art collectors Bert Witt and Ellen Witt (1917-2007); donated to NMAI by Bert and Ellen Witt in 2001.

  • Dimensions:

    60.8 x 45.5 cm

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