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Painting, Dogs Resting 21. Dogs Resting
c. 1937
oil on canvas, 34-1/8 x 44-1/8"
80.1.130
signed lower right

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“…In July of 1931 Kent arrived (in Greenland, 225 miles north of the Arctic Circle)…At a polite distance from the other Eskimo houses he built one for himself…He also needed a dog team to carry him and his equipment on painting expeditions…David, an Eskimo friend, helped care for Kent’s dog team and safely guided him over the treacherous ice on painting expeditions…”
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