Steatite Carved Sculpture
Signed On Bottom
Dimensions - 7 ins H x 13 ins L (17.78 cm x 33.02 cm)
(1934 – 2015 Indigenous CAD) Order Of Canada
First Nations Affiliation: Iroquois - Bear Clan – Cayuga Tribe
Self-taught stone and ivory sculptor Joe Jacobs began carving while recovering from an operation, and less than one year later, had created over forty works, often interpreting Iroquois legends and myths in both abstract and representational forms. In 1983, Jacobs was honoured with a Doctorate of Law degree from Trent University.
Joseph Jacobs forged a name for himself as a dedicated and gifted sculptor. He was awarded the Order of Canada for his 5 piece sculpture that graces the Members Entrance in the House of Commons. His compositions beg oral interpretations and this is his contribution to the culture of his people. Joseph Jacobs' commission for the House of Commons in Ottawa was completed in 1985. The 12' X 4' limestone, five panel relief was installed in the members' entrance in 1986.
"I want to give permanence in stone to the legends of my people."
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Steatite Carved Sculpture
Signed On Bottom
Dimensions - 7 ins H x 13 ins L (17.78 cm x 33.02 cm)
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