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i u a pi pu pa ti tu ta ki ku ka gi gu ga mi mu ma ni nu na si su sa li lu la ji ju ja vi vu va ri ru ra qi qu qa ngi ngu nga lhi lhu lha

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Pitaloosie Saila

WOMAN AND SNOW BIRD


PITALOOSIE SAILA (1942-), E7-1006, CAPE DORSET
WOMAN AND SNOW BIRD

stonecut and stencil, 1973, 20/50, unframed

24.5" x 17" — 62.2 x 43.2 cm.

Literature:
Art of the Far North: Inuit Sculpture, Drawing, and Printmaking, Carol Finley, Lerner Publications, 1998, pg. 22-3, fig. 3

“Tradition and Innovation”, Patricia Feheley, from Cape Dorset Prints: A Retrospective, 2007, pg. 89, ill. pg. 200

Note:
"I designed it like a shadow, like one part of the face being in the face being in the dark. As if it wasn’t brightly lit in the home in those days. Also, a face is different on both sides.”

Patricia Feheley notes that Pitaloosie is celebrated for her “consistently strong and innovative images.”

Estimate: $6,000—9,000

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2015-11-16 Waddington's 155 6,000 9,000 8,400.00
2014-11-17 Waddington's 79 6,000 9,000 11,400.00
2011-11-07 Waddington's 191 4,000 6,000 8,400.00
2007-11-05 Waddington's 179 4,000 6,000 9,600.00

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