Lot 346
KIAKSHUK, Cape Dorset/Kinngait

SEA MONSTERS DEVOURING WHALE, stonecut, 1961, 7/50,
12.01" x 14.49"
30.50 x 36.80
Cape Dorset/Kinngait


Est. $700/1000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 06/02/2016


Literature: Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, Signum Press, Montreal, 1974, page 48-9.

Note: “Leviathans swirl and struggle in the depths, their violent movement revealed by their clearly-defined, curving masses. The whale’s utter helplessness is indicated in the attitude of its smooth, tapering body held in the grip of the terrible teeth.”


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