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i u a pi pu pa ti tu ta ki ku ka gi gu ga mi mu ma ni nu na si su sa li lu la ji ju ja vi vu va ri ru ra qi qu qa ngi ngu nga lhi lhu lha

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Jessie Oonark, O.C., R.C.A., ᔪᓯ ᐃᓇ

INUK WITH BIRDS


JESSIE OONARK, O.C., R.C.A. (1906-1985), ᔪᓯ ᐃᓇ, E2-384, BAKER LAKE / QAMANI’TUAQ
INUK WITH BIRDS

stonecut and stencil, 1974, 31/50, unframed

19.75 x 25.75 in — 50.2 x 65.4 cm

Literature:
This image appears in Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, Signum Press, Montreal, 1974, page 235.

The Inuit Print, National Museum of Man (Ottawa, ON), 1977, exh. cat., p. 222.

Note:
“In order to achieve a monumental effect, Oonark blends two scenes - the seated man and the parading birds - into one image. All is rendered in a monochrome silhouette, enlivened by coloured lines so placed as to give an impression of repose for the man and movement for the birds.”

Estimate: $1,000—2,000

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2018-05-31 Waddington's 329 1,000 2,000 3,300.00

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