Fine Prints and Photography Auction

March 11, 2014

LOT 106
Richard Harrington (1911-2005)
  • Richard Harrington (1911-2005)
  • Richard Harrington (1911-2005)
  • Richard Harrington (1911-2005)
  • Richard Harrington (1911-2005)

106

Richard Harrington (1911-2005), German/Canadian

ESKIMO CHILD WITH PUPPY, 1949

Gelatin silver print; signed, titled and dated 1949 in ink to margin. Printed circa 1985.
Image 17.75" x 11.75" — 45.1 x 29.8 cm.; 19.75" x 16" — 50.2 x 40.6 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $3,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Harrington’s Arctic photographs provide a historical record of a vanishing way of life in the Canadian Arctic as the Inuit people were soon to abandon their nomadic lifestyle to settle permanently into various camps.
The Inuit called Harrington “Adderioli” (the man with a box). He travelled to Padlei on hi fourth trip to the Arctic

Literature:

See Richard Harrington’s “The Inuit Life As It Was”, p. 35, illustrated

Provenance:

Private Collection, Toronto

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Signed