Inuit Art Select

May 25 - 30, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 216
MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)
  • MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)
  • MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)
  • MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)
  • MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)

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MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010), Baker Lake / Qamani’tuaq

DOUBLE VISION

stone
signed in syllabics
10.25 x 14.5 x 5 in — 26 x 36.8 x 12.7 cm

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $2,700
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

"Balanced between two worlds, the angakoq looks to the future and the past. He sees the worlds of reality and imagination with an outer and inner vision"

Harold Seidelman & James Turner, The Inuit Imagination; Arctic Myth and Sculpture, 1994, page 19, image 3 for a closely related work