Inuit Art Online Auction

April 28, 2016

LOT 86
RUTH ANNAQTUUSI TULURIALIK (1934-)
  • RUTH ANNAQTUUSI TULURIALIK (1934-)

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RUTH ANNAQTUUSI TULURIALIK (1934-), E2-16, Baker Lake

THE FLOOD

stonecut and stencil
1972, 35/50
35" x 24" — 88.9 x 61 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $660
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

“The subject here could have biblical origins, or it may derive from Inuit legend. Knud Rasmussem reports ‘an old, old story’ of the flood related to him by a Netsilik Eskimo...”

Literature:

The Inuit Print, National Museum of Man (Ottawa, ON), 1977, p. 220, pl. 130