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Wasco Catching Whales
Freda Diesing (1925-2002)
Color prints, HaidaHaida artSea monsters in artWasco (Monster)Whales in art
color prints (prints)
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Red and black acrylic design on off white paper. Matting edged in red. Black frame. Excellent condition. "16 Artists Proof" in lower left corner. Wasco is the Haida's sea monster, a wolf-whale combination. Wasco could move on land as well as sea and terrorized Haida villages. Is this depiction you can see how large Wasco is in relation to the killer whales he has caught (and eaten).
20 1/2" x 25 1/2" framed
Located in the Executive Advisor to the President's office, Coast Mountain College. Copyright held by Mary Roberta Perry. Photograph by Highlight Studio.