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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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Pitseolak Ashoona

LEAF BIRDS


PITSEOLAK ASHOONA (1904-1983), E7-1100, CAPE DORSET
LEAF BIRDS

coloured pencil and felt tip drawing, signed in syllabics, unframed

20 x 26 in — 50.8 x 66 cm

Note:
“I draw the things I have never seen, the monsters and spirits, I draw the old ways, the things we did long ago...”

-Pitseolak Ashoona, as quoted by, Dorothy Harley Eber, “Pitseolak Ashoona: ‘I draw the things I have never seen,’ from Sanattiaqsimajut: Inuit Art from the Carelton University Art Gallery Collection, 2009, p. 139

Estimate: $200—400

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2018-02-15 Waddington's 103 200 400 450.00

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