Inuit Art Online Auction

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Online Auction
LOT 339
JOSEPH ANGATAJUAK (1935-1976)
  • JOSEPH ANGATAJUAK (1935-1976)

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JOSEPH ANGATAJUAK (1935-1976), Rankin Inlet / Kangiqliniq

MOTHER WITH CHILD ON BACK

stone
1971
6.5 x 3 x 3.75 in — 16.5 x 7.6 x 9.5 cm

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

One of the first pieces that Stanley and Jean Zazelenchuk purchased the day they moved to Baker Lake. Joseph, a widower with a toddler at the time was originally from Rankin Inlet but had moved to Baker Lake in the 1970s. According to Jean, Joseph went missing in 1976 when out hunting alone on the land on foot. He was never found but his gun was discovered years later.

Provenance:

The Stanley and Jean Zazelenchuk Collection, NB

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Stone
Settlement: Rankin Inlet / Kangiqliniq