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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

UNTITLED (BIRDS IN FLIGHT)


PITSEOLAK ASHOONA (1904-1983), E7-1100, CAPE DORSET
UNTITLED (BIRDS IN FLIGHT)

felt tip drawing, c. 1970, signed in syllabics, unframed

22.5" x 17.25" — 57.2 x 43.8 cm.

Note:
‘Pitseolak’s name may have given her a personal affinity for birds: “My name is Pitseolak, the Eskimo word for sea pigeon. When I see pitseolaks over the sea, I say, There go those lovely birds-that’s me, flying!”’

Christine Lalonde, Pitseolak Ashoona: Life & Work, Art Canada Institute, May 2015, ebook, pg. 24

Estimate: $400—600

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2015-06-01 Waddington's 192 400 600 336.00

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