Inuit Art Auction

November 22, 2016

LOT 74
Unidentified
  • Unidentified
  • Unidentified
  • Unidentified

74

Unidentified, Cape Dorset / Kingait

PENSIVE MAN

stone
c. 1955
6.25" x 4.75" x 3.25" — 15.9 x 12.1 x 8.3 cm.

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

The sensitively carved facial features belonging to this man imply that it is likely a portrait of someone he knew well.

Provenance:

The Peter J. Landry Collection of Inuit Art, U.S.A.

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Stone
Settlement: Cape Dorset, Cape Dorset / Kinngait, Kingait