Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 111
PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK, R.C.A. (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK, R.C.A. (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK, R.C.A. (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK, R.C.A. (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK, R.C.A. (1927-2006)

111

PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK, R.C.A. (1927-2006), E7-1176, Cape Dorset / Kinngait

MAN HOLDING HIS DOG

stone
signed in Roman, c. 1968
11.5 x 7 x 4 in — 29.2 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $2,880
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

In the gorgeous green stone beloved by collectors, this composition of a kneeling man holding his dog was carved by Pootoogook’s eldest son, Paulassie.

A photograph of this work appeared in Inuit Art, Traditional Expressions of the Canadian Arctic by M.F. (Budd) Feheley in Art Impressions magazine.

Provenance:

Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto, 1988
Private Collection, WI

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Stone
Settlement: Cape Dorset, Cape Dorset / Kinngait, Kinngait
Signature: Disc Number, Roman, Syllabics