Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 37
 ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)

37

ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967), E7-603, Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit

BOY READING BIBLE

stone
c. 1965
3 x 2 x 1.75 in — 7.6 x 5.1 x 4.4 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $528
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

This is a tiny sculpture, even for Ennutsiak, who’s carvings were always on the small side. Fine detail is not necessary here, the positioning of the body of the child and the proximity of the book to his face are enough to imply the subject.