Inuit Art Auction

May 06, 2013

LOT 102
 NIVIAXIE (1908-1959)
  •  NIVIAXIE (1908-1959)

102

NIVIAXIE (1908-1959), E7-1077, Cape Dorset

CARIBOU AND YOUNG

stonecut
1958, 15/30
9.5" x 14.5" — 24.1 x 36.8 cm.

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $7,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Although Kananginak’s name is the only one written on the prints and HBC list (Kudlalak on proofs and experiments) Terry Ryan attributes the work to Niviaksiak and cites Kananginak as the printer.

Barz, Sandra B., Inuit Artists Print Workbook, p. 360; The Inuit Print, exh. cat., from the National Museum of Man (Ottawa, ON), 1977, pp. 48-9, pl. 1

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Settlement: Cape Dorset, Cape Dorset / Kinngait
Signature: Disc Number
Works on Paper: Stonecut