Oil painting on canvas board of a rain dear pulling sled with eskimo measures 9" by 11", plus narrow wood frame is painted by Alaskan artist Robert Mayokok , artist signed at lower right. The condition is good with a light signs of wear. The artist born in Wales, Alaska, Robert Mayokok became a painter of subjects depicting his culture. He was a resident artist at the Alaska Treasure Shop for eighteen years, talking to visitors and designing Christmas cards, stationery, shopping bags, etc. His medium was ink and ink wash and then when he felt he had mastered that, he used color, usually on bleached animal skins including rabbit, caribou hide, cowhide and even pig skin. After 1970, he included three small birds in his drawings to symbolize the Holy Trinity of his Christian faith.
Robert Mayokok (1903 - 1983) Alaskan artist oil paintings of