Inuit Art Auction

November 17, 2014

LOT 78
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK (1927-2013)
  • KENOJUAK ASHEVAK (1927-2013)

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KENOJUAK ASHEVAK (1927-2013), E7-1035, Cape Dorset

MULTI-FEATHERED BIRD

stonecut
1960, 33/50
10.75" x 21.75" — 27.3 x 55.2 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $5,520
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

“The swift flight of this bird and the animated beating of its wings are revealed in an image almost entirely composed of feather forms [...]”
Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, Patrick Furneaux and Leo Rosshandler, Ernst Roch, ed.,1974, p. 50-1

Provenance:

Purchased 1961, HBC, Victoria, BC,
Private collection, ON

Additional Info:

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