Lot 330
VICTORIA MAMNGUQSUALUK , BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ

IF I KILL THE LEADER WITH THE FLESHLESS LEGS, THEY WILL LEAVE US AND NOT KILL OUR PEOPLE.” (CONFRONTATION), stonecut, 1970, 32/40,
25.00" x 37.01"
63.50 x 94.00
BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ


Est. $300/500
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 06/02/2016


Literature: The Inuit Print, National Museum of Man (Ottawa, ON), 1977, exh. cat., p. 203, pl. 116

Note: “The figures are shown within a shape representing a snow house with entrance tunnel. The meaning of this image is ambiguous. Although the English explanation along the bottom of the prints reads, ‘If we kill the leader with the fleshless legs, they will leave us and not eat our people’, the syllabic inscription above the image indicates that a game not unlike dodge-ball is being played.”


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