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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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Osuitok Ipeelee, ᐅᓱᐃᑐ ᐃᐱᓕ

MOTHER WITH CHILDREN


OSUITOK IPEELEE, R.C.A. (1923-2005)
MOTHER WITH CHILDREN

stone
27.5 x 10 x 8.5 in — 69.9 x 25.4 x 21.6 cm


Provenance:
Private Collection, Toronto

Literature:
Jean Blodgett, "Osuitok Ipeelee" in Alma Houston, Inuit Art: An Anthology, Watson and Dwyer, Winnipeg,1988, page 46.

"His representations of the female range from portrait busts with delicate facial features, long eyelashes, pert noses and elaborate braids, to the buxom figures of his fisherwomen. He pays tribute to the Inuit woman's ability to fish, sew and care for children, and he frankly admires their physical form."


Estimate: $10,000–15,000

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2019-05-27 Waddington's 76 10,000 15,000 10,800.00

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