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First Nations & Inuit Art
1st session

February 06 - February 27, 2020

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LOT 020

1908 - 1959
Canadian Indigenous

Two Bears Hunting
stonecut
signed, titled, editioned 32/50, dated 1959, inscribed "Stone Cut, Cape Dorset, Baffin Isl." and stamped
11 1/4 x 14 1/2 in, 28.6 x 36.8 cm

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000 CAD

Sold for: $5,000

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PROVENANCE
Dr. Leach, a dentist who made regular visits to Cape Dorset in the 1950s and 1960s
By descent through the family to the present Private Collection, Ontario


Niviaksiak was one of the first Inuit printmakers and worked in the early period of the Cape Dorset Co-Operative under James Houston.

A biography of the artist can be found on the University of Cambridge Scott Polar Research Institute website:

https://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/museum/news/collections/2014/08/11/an-inuit-master-carver-niviaksiak-1908-1959


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