Kenojuak Ashevak “Enchanted Owl”

NEW AUCTION RECORD

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

THE ENCHANTED OWL

1960, 23/50
21.75 x 24.75 in — 55.2 x 62.9 cm


November 20, 2018

Estimate $100,000-$120,000

Realised: $216,000

 

Kenojauk was often asked if she had a favourite print, and she always answered, “my Enchanted Owl.”

It was the only print she proudly displayed in her home in Cape Dorset.

Inuit & Indigenous Art

Waddington’s is internationally recognized as one of the leading authorities in marketing Inuit Art. No other auction house has been as intrinsically linked to the development of a market for this art form. From our first landmark auction in 1978 of the William Eccles Collection, Waddington’s has offered thousands of works, set record prices, and expanded the market well beyond Canada’s borders. Our legacy of successful Inuit Art auctions, our ability to achieve continually increasing values and our creation of an international market have been key factors in validating Inuit art as a whole and establishing it as an integral part of the Canadian Art scene.

Meet the Specialist

Duncan McLean
Duncan McLean

President

Inuit & Indigenous Art, Management

adm@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6183

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Rochelle Konn
Rochelle Konn

Consignment Coordinator

Canadian Fine Art, Inuit & Indigenous Art

rk@waddingtons.ca

416-847-6191

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