LUKE ANGUHADLUQ (1895-1982), ᐊᒐᓴᓗ, Baker Lake / Qamani’tuaq
FAMILY AND DOG
coloured pencil drawing
signed in syllabics, 1970
24 x 19 in — 61 x 48.3 cm
“One of the most significant Inuit artists the western world has encountered...”, Luke Anguhadluq was 73 when he began to draw under the encouragement of Jack and Sheila Butler. He had lived as a hunter out on the land all of his life.
Meeka Walsh, Luke Anguhadluq, Baker Lake Prints and Drawings 1970-1982, The Upstairs Gallery, page 2.