KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK (1935-2010), E7-1168; KENOJUAK ASHEVAK (1927-2013), E7-1035; After PETER PITSEOLAK (1902-1973), E7-970, Cape Dorset
THE WORLD WILDLIFE FUND COLLECTION OF THE ART OF THE ESKIMOS
stonecuts; stonecut and stencil
contains: OMINGMUNGJUAQ (BIG MALE MUSK OX); WALRUS; METIK (DUCKS); CARIBOU; OWL OF THE SEA; HAWK, 1977, 73/200
28.5" x 22.25" — 72.4 x 56.5 cm.
The leather bound and pewter-trimmed portfolio contains explanatory texts accompanied by drawings and artist biographies. This specially commissioned work of six prints for the 1977 Art of the Eskimos, a co-operative project between the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative and the International World Wildlife Fund. The portfolio “is dedicated to the animals of the arctic and those men and women around the world.” Each print is blind embossed with the Panda symbol of the World Wildlife Fund.
From the Dr. and Mrs. Philip H. Gray Collection of Inuit Art