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John Tiktak, R.C.A., ᔭᓐ ᑎᑕ


JOHN TIKTAK (1916-1981), E1-266, RANKIN INLET

stone, c. 1968, signed in syllabics

7.25" x 2.5" x 2.25" — 18.4 x 6.4 x 5.7 cm.

Waddington’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, Toronto, ON, March 1990, lot 224,
Private collection, ON

What is most striking about this figure is its overt emotionality, which is uncharacteristic for the artist. Arms meet fluidly at the man’s head, creating a circular shape and an enclosing space for the work. This, in turn, emphasizes the figure’s three dimensionality and encourages the viewer to consider him from several angles. The work conjures the image from the iconic painting “The Scream” by Edvard Munch.

Estimate: $4,000—6,000

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2015-06-01 Waddington's 157 4,000 6,000 7,200.00

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