HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007), Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit
INUIT WOMAN HOLDING HER CHILD
18.5 x 6.5 x 6.3 in — 47 x 16.5 x 16 cm
“From Igloolik we moved to Pond Inlet. It was there that I started to carve. A white man there said that my uncle and one other man were the only people who carved in this settlement. I told him I knew I could carve too if I tried … I have been carving since then.”
Excerpt courtesy Inuit Art Section, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), 1997.
Waddington’s Auctioneers, Toronto, November 2000, Lot 360