Inuit Art Auction

November 21, 2017

LOT 80
LUKE ANGUHADLUQ (1895-1982)
  • LUKE ANGUHADLUQ (1895-1982)

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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

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $3,840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

“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.

Literature:

Meeka Walsh, Luke Anguhadluq, Baker Lake Prints and Drawings 1970-1982, The Upstairs Gallery, page 2.