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Josephie Pootoogook, ᔭᓴᐱ ᑭᑐᒍ

Settlement: Cape Dorset / Kinngait

(1887-1958) — E7-1166

Josephie Pootoogook was married to Ningeookaluk, brother of peter Pitseolak, half brother of Eleeshushe, father of Kananginak, Eegyvudluk, Paulassie, Pudlat, and Solomonie Pootoogook.


Exhibitions

  • Arctic Spirit 35 Years of Canadian Inuit Art, Frye Art Museum
  • ART ESKIMO, Galerie de France
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *59, (annual collection)
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *60, (annual collection)
  • Cape Dorset Graphics *61, (annual collection)
  • Contemporary Canadian Eskimo Art, Gimpel Fils
  • Eskimo Art, National Gallery of Canada
  • Eskimo Carvings: Coronation Exhibition, Gimpel Fils
  • Graphic Art by Eskimos of Canada: First Collection, Cultural Affairs Division, Department of External Affairs, Canada
  • Graphic Art by Eskimos of Canada: Second Collection, Cultural Affairs Division, Department of External Affairs, Canada
  • Inuit Art From the Glenbow Collection, Glenbow Museum
  • Inuit Masterworks: Selections from the Collection of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, McMichael Canadian Collection
  • Spoken in Stone: an exhibition of Inuit Art, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
  • The Art of the Eskimo, Simon Fraser Gallery, Simon Fraser University
  • The Bear, the Owl, the Walrus, The Arctic Circle
  • The Cape Dorset Print, Presented at Rideau Hall by Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
  • The Inuit Print/L'estampe inuit, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and the National Museum of Man
  • We Lived by Animals/Nous Vivions des Animaux, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in cooperation with the Department of External Affairs
  • Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection of Inuit Art, Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec

Collections

  • Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria
  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax
  • Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor
  • Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec, Montreal
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull
  • Glenbow Museum, Calgary
  • Klamer Family Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • London Regional Art Gallery, London
  • Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection, Toronto
  • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg

Publications

  • GEORGE TATTANIQ (SIC) OF BAKER LAKE., Author: Tataniw, George, Publication: Winnipeg: Upstairs Gallery. (1980)
  • THE ANDY WARHOL COLLECTION OF AMERICAN INDIAN ART, Author: Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., Publication: New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc. (1988)

Artwork

Title Last Sold At Auction
BAFFIN ISLAND WOMAN 2013-05 (May 2013)
CARIBOU 2014-11 (November 2014)
HUNTER 2012-04 (April 2012)
IGLOO BUILDER 2019-11 (November 2019)
JOYFULLY I SEE TEN CARIBOU 2020-09 (September 2020)
SEAL HUNTER 2018-11 (November 2018)
THE DESTINY OF AKMGIRK 2014-11 (November 2014)
THE HUNTER’S SIGNAL 2011-11 (November 2011)
WITH THE RAVEN COMES THE FISH 2019-11 (November 2019)
WOMAN 2009-11 (November 2009)
WOMAN WITH MUSICAL INSTRUMENT 2015-11 (November 2015)

Recent Auction Results

JOYFULLY I SEE TEN CARIBOU
Estimate: 7,000 — 10,000
Sold: Sep 2020 — Sold For: $10,800
WITH THE RAVEN COMES THE FISH
Estimate: 3,000 — 5,000
Sold: Nov 2019 — Sold For: $4,320
IGLOO BUILDER
Estimate: 2,500 — 3,500
Sold: Nov 2019 — Sold For: $2,160
JOYFULLY I SEE TEN CARIBOU
Estimate: 6,000 — 9,000
Sold: May 2019 — Sold For: $13,200
SEAL HUNTER
Estimate: 3,000 — 5,000
Sold: Nov 2018 — Sold For: $2,640
WOMAN WITH MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
Estimate: 4,000 — 6,000
Sold: Nov 2015 — Sold For: $3,600

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