Inuit Art Online Auction

February 15, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 103
PITSEOLAK ASHOONA (1904-1983)
  • PITSEOLAK ASHOONA (1904-1983)

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

LEAF BIRDS

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 ?

About artist/note:

“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