KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK, R.C.A. (1935-2010), E7-1168, Cape Dorset / Kinngait
signed in syllabics
13 x 12 x 8 in — 33 x 30.5 x 20.3 cm
The motivation behind this charming caricature of a walrus is unknown, however Kananginak has captured the playfulness perfectly. Not necessarily known for his overt humour, Kananginak can exact any rendition of an animal whether through pen or chisel.
Waddington’s, November 2008, lot 241, Toronto,
Tom Vanderpoel Collection, Barrington, IL