Inuit Art Select

May 25 - 30, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 271
LUCY QINNUAYUAK (1915-1982)
  • LUCY QINNUAYUAK (1915-1982)
  • LUCY QINNUAYUAK (1915-1982)

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LUCY QINNUAYUAK (1915-1982), Cape Dorset / Kinngait

BIRD AND FLOWER COMPOSITION

stonecut
1964, 36/50
19 x 25 in — 48.3 x 63.5 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

"An image of birds and flowers in a near abstract composition; a burst of animal and vegetal energy and freedom. Undoubtedly these are birds of magic, of mysticism"

Patrick Furneaux, Leo Rosshandler, Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, Signum Press, Montreal, 1974, page 86