Lot 62
GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991), E2-179, Baker Lake

MOTHER AND CHILD, stone, 1969, signed in syllabics with disc number,

Baker Lake

Est. $4000/6000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 11/05/2012

Provenance: Acquired by the vendor, a visiting dentist in Baker Lake in April 1969

Note: “Although few of his carvings are large in size, they have about them a monumental quality [that] is highly sophisticated and professional. His pieces are not narrative and he does not attempt to present ‘un moment fixé’. Instead they are straightforward and simply elegant.” from Recent Sculpture by George Tattaniq of Baker Lake, exh. cat., the Upstairs Gallery (Winnipeg, MB), 1980

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