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Kispiox Village is the commonly cited title of this painting although the artist's own inscription is only Kispiox.
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- Parallel titles and other title information: Kispiox is the artist's title. In the 1962 Newcombe Collection catalogue it was listed as Kispiox Totems with no apparent documentation to support. Kispiox Village is the title most frequently cited.
- Statements of responsibility: Signed M. Carr lower left front.
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1 painting: oil on canvas; 94.6 cm x 79.4 cm
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Purchased in 1933 (the height of the Depression) from the artist using funds obtained via public subscription by a group of Carr's friends led by Edythe Brand (later Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher) with the intention of donating the painting to the Province of British Columbia. It was presented on 21 July, 1933. Further information is located in the documentation file.
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one framed oil painting with plaque.
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Donated by friends of Emily Carr, 1933.
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Archives code(s): PDP00634.
- Exhibition of Canadian West Coast Art – Native and Modern organized by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa travelling to the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto and the Art Association of Montreal (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts).
- The World of Emily Carr a new exhibition of her paintings from the Newcombe Collection, Hudson's Bay Company, Victoria and Vancouver.
1977-1991. Various exhibitions at the Emily Carr Gallery, B.C. Archives, 1107 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC.
- Emily Carr. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
1998-1999. Emily Carr: Art & Process organized by the Vancouver Art Gallery travelling to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and the Kamloops Art Gallery.
1999-2000. To the Totem Forests: Emily Carr and Contemporaries Interpret Coastal Villages organized by the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria travelling to the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Kamloops Art Gallery.
2001-2002. Carr, O’Keefe, Kahlo: Places of Their Own organized by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinberg travelling to the Santa Fe Museum of Fine Arts, the National Museum of Women in Art, Washington and the Vancouver Art Gallery.
- A Woman’s Place. Maltwood Art Gallery, University of Victoria.
- Maltwood Museum, University of Victoria.
2006-2008. Emily Carr: New Perspectives on a Canadian Icon collaboration between the Vancouver Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa travelling to the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and the Glenbow Museum, Calgary.
- The Other Emily Carr. Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria.
- Intimate Glimpses: The Early Years of Emily Carr, Royal British Columbia Museum, Wing Sang Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2019-2021. Emily Carr: Fresh Seeing – French Modernism and the West Coast. Audain Art Museum, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, and Royal BC Museum.
signed M. Carr lower left front
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- Carr, Emily, 1871-1945 (Subject)
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