Inuit Art Auction

September 15 - 20, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 23
OSUITOK IPEELEE, R.C.A. (1923-2005)
  • OSUITOK IPEELEE, R.C.A. (1923-2005)
  • OSUITOK IPEELEE, R.C.A. (1923-2005)
  • OSUITOK IPEELEE, R.C.A. (1923-2005)
  • OSUITOK IPEELEE, R.C.A. (1923-2005)

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OSUITOK IPEELEE, R.C.A. (1923-2005), E7-1154, Cape Dorset / Kinngait

MAN WITH HIS DOG

stone
signed in syllabics, c. 1970s
22.5 x 14 x 5 in — 57.2 x 35.6 x 12.7 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $3,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

“In his carvings Osuitok claims he is just representing Inuit people, not specific individuals, even though the completed image may seem to resemble a particular person. ...many of Osuitok’s sculptures show the people and animals he knows from his day-to-day life...”

Literature:

Alma Houston, Inuit Art: An Anthology, Winnipeg, MB, 1988, page 46.