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Charles Edenshaw



Charles Edenshaw: <EM>Sea Bear Bracelet</EM>Late 19th century, silverMcMichael Canadian Art CollectionPurchase 1974, 1981.108.1
Charles Edenshaw: Sea Bear Bracelet
Late 19th century, silver
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Purchase 1974, 1981.108.1
Charles Edenshaw
CANADA
VANCOUVER, BC  •  Vancouver Art Gallery  •  Ongoing
 

Charles Edenshaw was recognized in his time as an outstanding Haida artist and remains an iconic figure in Northwest Coast art. Working in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (1829-1920), he was an exceptional carver of wood, silver and argillite, combining traditional Haida design with an innovative and elegant personal style, and raising Northwest Coast art to new heights of sophistication. On view at the Vancouver Art Gallery, the exhibition Charles Edenshaw marks the first major survey of Edenshaw’s work, featuring over 200 pieces in all media from public and private collections from around the world.



Vancouver Art Gallery Website


Contact: Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street, Vancouver
BC V6Z 2H7

Tel: (1) 604 662 47 19

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