Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 57
HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)
  • HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)
  • HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)
  • HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)
  • HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)
  • HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)
  • HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)

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HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007), E5-846, Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit

ARCTIC HARE

stone
signed in Roman, c. 1985
11 x 12 x 6 in — 27.9 x 30.5 x 15.2 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $12,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

Henry, the master of the Lumbering Polar Bear, has carved this Arctic Hare with the utmost sensitivity. The artist’s powers of observation as well as technical skill are an essential aspect of his artwork. The animals he carved were a precise depiction of what he studied when out on the land.

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Stone
Settlement: Frobisher Bay, Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit, Iqaluit
Signature: Disc Number, Roman, Syllabics