Small Graphics from the Collection of W.A. Ross McFadden

March 1217, 2022
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LOT 12

Lot 12

KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, C.C., R.C.A. (1927-2013)

KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, C.C., R.C.A. (1927-2013)
Lot 12 Details
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, C.C., R.C.A. (1927-2013), Kinngait (Cape Dorset)


1963, 46/50
8.75 x 11.75 in — 22.2 x 29.8 cm

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Estate of W.A. Ross MacFadden, Toronto, ON


One of many wild, playful images produced as engravings by Kenojuak Ashevak, Sea Gull With Sea Spirit offers us a lively vision of strange wonder and transformation in this 1963 print.


Blodgett, Jean, Kenojuak, Toronto: The Mintmark Press Ltd., 1985. p. 30.

Canadian Eskimo Arts Committee, Eskimo Graphic Art / L’art Graphique des Esquimaux, Ottawa: Mortimer ltd., 1963. pl. 2.


Wrinkles and soft creases, hinge remnant on verso. Overall very good condition.

Please contact the specialist for further condition information.

LOT 12

About Condition Ratings

  • 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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