Lot 84
JOHN PANGNARK (1920-1980), E1-104, Arviat

HOODED FIGURE, stone, c. 1970,
7.24" x 6.50" x 3.50"
18.40 x 16.50 x 8.90 cm
Arviat


Est. $6000/9000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 11/16/2015


Provenance: The Isaacs / Innuit Gallery, Toronto, ON, Private collection of a prominent Canadian family, Toronto, ON, Waddington’s April 2010, lot 64, cover image, Toronto, ON, Collection of James Bisback & Jonny Kalisch, Shakespeare, ON

Note: Pangnark was a mentor to artist Lucy Tasseor Tutsweetok and was said to be a generous figure in his community. As evident in this important work, he possessed an innate ability to transform an inanimate piece of stone into an expressive figure with only the slightest means.


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