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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


'Umanak' mountain, West Greenland

Accession no.: Y: 2018/1/13
Object name: Pencil and black ink sketch
Title: 'Umanak' mountain, West Greenland
Description: Artist's description: 'Having forsaken back-packing expeditions because of age in August 2009, I travelled on Hurtigruten's MS Fram on a scenic voyage along the west coast of Greenland, from Kangerlussuaq to Umanak via Sisimut and Disko Island, returning via Ilulissat. At Umanak I ventured on to the low plateau above the town, and there completed this rapid sketch of the famous heart-shaped mountain just above me.'
Medium: Pencil and black ink sketch
Artist: Woolmore, Ray
Note: Location: the massive heart-shaped mountain (1170m) at the northern end of Umanak Island, Umanak Fjord, north of the Nugssuaq peninsula, Western Greenland. Approx. lat. 70°43'N, long. 52°10'W. (Saga maps - Grønland 1:250,000 Nugssuaq and Umanak)
  • Picture: Width: 154mm, height: 210mm
  • mount: Dimensions: ?