The Art of Canada Auction (Inuit Art)

May 30, 2016

LOT 62
KELLYPALIK MANGITAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT
  • KELLYPALIK MANGITAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT

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KELLYPALIK MANGITAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT, E7-999, Cape Dorset

MAN CARRIED TO THE MOON

stonecut
1959, 12/50
unframed 22.75 ins x 17.75 ins; 57.8 cms x 45.1 cms

Estimate $2,500-$3,500

Realised: $5,040
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Mangitak (also Mungituk) was said to be an eccentric artist, whose prints often portray his wild dreams. He is a good carver and hunter as well as a graphic artist. He designed some of the most whimsical compositions in the early print collections.