Lot 118
AQJANGAJUK SHAA (1937-), E7-1065, Cape Dorset

WOUNDED CARIBOU, stonecut, 1961, 25/50,
17.76" x 24.02"
45.10 x 61.00
Cape Dorset


Est. $3000/5000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 11/05/2012


Note: “The agony of the dying caribou conveyed with intensity and feeling of prehistoric cave painting. The artist employs very sophisticated graphic renderings, particularly in the head of the animal; the print is almost expressionistic in its depiction of the caribou’s final struggles.” from Furneaux, Patrick and Leo Rosshandler, Ernst Roch, ed., Art of the Eskimo: Prints, Signum Press, 1974, pp. 44-5; See also The Inuit Print, exh. cat., from the National Museum of Man (Ottawa, ON), 1977, p. 75, pl. 23


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