Serigraph by Robert Davidson: 66/99, circa 1983 print measures 30 inches high by 42 inches wide appearing in perfect original condition. This is one of the largest format prints to be produced by the artist.
In reference to the image, Davidson says, "a narrative painting originating from personal of the Yukon River salmon harvest, Queen Charlotte Islands. A cyclical metaphor, "When the salmon come back, they generate and influence my lifecycle at that time I'm at the river fishing with everybody else. The come back to give birth and also die and from death comes new life."
This was a limited edition of 99 silkscreen prints with 10 artist proofs retained by the artist. The edition was printed on Velin Arches Decal edge paper. All prints signed and numbered by Robert Davidson and printed under his supervision by Screencraft Enterprises Ltd. of Vancouver.
As one of Canada’s most respected and important contemporary artists, Davidson, of Haida descent, is a master carver of totem poles and masks. Considered to be the consummate Haida artist, Davidson's strong rhythms and personal style are recognizable and sought the world over.