Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 8
NAPATCHIE POOTOOGOOK (1938-2002)
  • NAPATCHIE POOTOOGOOK (1938-2002)
  • NAPATCHIE POOTOOGOOK (1938-2002)

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NAPATCHIE POOTOOGOOK (1938-2002), E7-1104, Cape Dorset / Kinngait

MAN WITH BEASTS

stencil
1963, 38/50
21.75 x 24.75 in — 55.2 x 62.9 cm

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Sometimes misattributed to her mother Pitseolak, this print by Napatchie is filled with a “swirl of animals and monsters...” “...whereas the man.. is but a minor element.”

Literature:

Ernst Roch, Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, 1974, page 72.