Inuit Art Auction

November 21, 2017

LOT 56
JOSEPHIE POOTOOGOOK (1887-1958)
  • JOSEPHIE POOTOOGOOK (1887-1958)

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JOSEPHIE POOTOOGOOK (1887-1958), ᑭᑐᒍ, Cape Dorset / Kinngait

WOMAN SCRAPING SKIN

stonecut
1958, 4/13
9 x 12 in — 22.9 x 30.5 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $4,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

This work, printed by Iyola Kingwatsiak and Lukta Qiatsuk is a precursor to the larger format 1959 print Woman with Musical Instrument. The background of this experimental print was created with a section of whalebone.