Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 246

Lot 246


Lot 246 Details
LUCY QINNUAYUAK (1915-1982), Cape Dorset / Kinngait


1969, 33/50
16.5 x 19 in — 41.9 x 48.3 cm

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
  • LUCY QINNUAYUAK (1915-1982)

Kenojauk Ashevak remembers Lucy Qinnuayuak:
“I will now talk about my Aunt Lucy, who was also an artist. I remember she always drew geese, more so than anything else. I remember she always enjoyed drawing especially geese. I would also babysit my aunt’s children.” (Written March 1991)

Leroux, Jackson and Freeman, Inuit Women Artists, Voices from Cape Dorset, Canadian Museum of Civilization 1994


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LOT 246

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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