Lot 160
LUCY QINNUAYUAK (1915-1982), E7-1068, Cape Dorset

SPIRITS WITH BEARS, stonecut, 1978, 1/50,
22.01" x 27.99"
55.90 x 71.10
Cape Dorset


Est. $500/700
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 10/10/2013


Provenance: From the Dr. and Mrs. Philip H. Gray Collection of Inuit Art

Note: Of her own work the artists stated, “I never make my drawings balance of both sides even though I try to. After I finish them, I see they are only a little balanced. I put the polar bear in this picture [Spirits with Bear ...] because I heard that somebody really liked another drawing of a polar bear that I made. I have never seen a spirit but I heard a man telling stories of them on the radio.” -Cape Dorset Annual Graphics Collection 1978, MF Feheley Publishers, 1978, p. 59, pl. 50


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