Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 101
HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)
  • HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)

101

HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007), Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit

INUIT WOMAN HOLDING HER CHILD

stone
18.5 x 6.5 x 6.3 in — 47 x 16.5 x 16 cm

Estimate $7,000-$10,000

Realised: $6,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

“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.

Provenance:

Waddington’s Auctioneers, Toronto, November 2000, Lot 360