Robert Davidson: Haida Printmaker, Stewart, Hilary, Douglas and McIntyre, Vancouver, B.C., 1979. First Edition. First Printing. 4to up to 12″ tall. 117 pages including an alphabetical list of the 78 prints. Brown cloth boards, gilt spine titles, yellow endpapers. Printed on heavy stock paper; black and white photographs in biographical section; prints are in original duo- tones. This volume is in pristine condition in like unclipped dustjacket. Paired with an archival 7½” by 9½ black and white photograph of: Robert Davidson – Dogfish Mask, 1985. Vancouver Art Gallery Sept 26, 1993.
Robert Charles Davidson, CM, OBC, is a Canadian artist of Haida heritage. Davidson’s Haida name is Guud San Glans, which means “Eagle of The Dawn”. Davidson’s artworks of Haida images includes silk screen prints, silver jewelry and wood carvings. Considered the premier artist of northwest coast art, his work is highly valued and may be found in private collections and galleries around the world. This volume focuses on his early silkscreen prints.