Eagle & the Frog: Gold Framed Art Card
Eagle & the Frog: Gold Framed Art Card

Eagle & the Frog: Gold Framed Art Card

Bill Reid, Haida
Regular price CAD $27.00

"The prince and three companions went on a fishing trip and caught some trout. They were cooking the fish that evenings when a frog hopped out of the bushes and landed on the fish the Prince was cooking...The same thing happened when he tired to cook another fish...he threw both the fish and the frog into the fire. The frog just sat in the flames for a long time glowing like a a coal and then suddenly it exploded and put out the fire." - Bill Reid

Building upon the broad range of his expression, Bill Reid translated his original designs of animal crests into limited edition Serigraph, Lithograph, Woodcut prints and drawings.

This is a reproduction of one of those limited edition Serigraphs.

Gold Series: Cream, Double Matted Framed Art Card (Matte: 2 3/4")

Black Frame: 12"w x 14 1/2"h x 7/8"d (30cm x 36.5cm x 2.2cm)

Printed and made in Canada.

This beautiful framed art card comes framed, includes a biography that is attached to the back and is ready to hang.

*Please note: While every effort will be made to ship this item without damage, there is always a risk in shipping glass.

*These are also available in a matted version: The matted art cards are lightweight, easy to ship and ready to frame.

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Bill Reid (1920-1998) was an acclaimed master goldsmith, carver, sculptor, writer, broadcaster, mentor and community activist. Reid was born in Victoria, BC to a Haida mother and an American father with Scottish German roots, and only began exploring his Haida roots at the age of 23. This journey of discovery lasted a lifetime and shaped Reid's artistic career.

Reid became a pivotal force in building bridges between Indigenous people and other peoples. Through his mother, he was a member of the Raven clan from T'aanuu with the wolf as one of his family crests. Raven is known as a mischievous trickster, who also plays an important part in transforming the world. Many of these traits matched Bill Reid's personality. In 1986, Reid was presented with the Haida name Yaahl Sgwansung, meaning The Only Raven.