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John Pangnark, ᔭᓐ ᐸᓇ

HOODED FIGURE


JOHN PANGNARK (1920-1980), E1-104, ARVIAT
HOODED FIGURE

stone, c. 1970

7.25" x 6.5" x 3.5" — 18.4 x 16.5 x 8.9 cm.

Provenance:
The Isaacs / Innuit Gallery, Toronto, ON,
Private collection of a prominent Canadian family, Toronto, ON,
Waddington’s April 2010, lot 64, cover image, Toronto, ON,
Collection of James Bisback & Jonny Kalisch, Shakespeare, ON

Note:
Pangnark was a mentor to artist Lucy Tasseor Tutsweetok and was said to be a generous figure in his community. As evident in this important work, he possessed an innate ability to transform an inanimate piece of stone into an expressive figure with only the slightest means.

Estimate: $6,000—9,000

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2015-11-16 Waddington's 84 6,000 9,000 14,400.00
2014-10-16 Waddington's 14 300 500 300.00
2010-04-19 Waddington's 64 6,000 9,000 14,400.00

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