Inuit Art Online Auction

February 1515, 2018
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LOT 103

Lot 103


Lot 103 Details
PITSEOLAK ASHOONA (1904-1983), E7-1100, Cape Dorset


coloured pencil and felt tip drawing
signed in syllabics
20 x 26 in — 50.8 x 66 cm

Estimate $200-$400

Realised: $450
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


“I draw the things I have never seen, the monsters and spirits, I draw the old ways, the things we did long ago...”

-Pitseolak Ashoona, as quoted by, Dorothy Harley Eber, “Pitseolak Ashoona: ‘I draw the things I have never seen,’ from Sanattiaqsimajut: Inuit Art from the Carelton University Art Gallery Collection, 2009, p. 139


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LOT 103

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  • 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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