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Sale IT170 Lot 8008

KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK (INUIT, CAPE DORSET, 1935–2010)
LEGEND OF THE BLIND MAN AND THE BEAR
Skin stencil: 13 x 23 in. (sight)
Framed; lower inscribed: Legend of the blind man and the Bear, Skin Stencil 30/12 Cape Dorset, Baffin Island, January 57, April 59 Pootogook and Kananginak

Note: "The Legend of the Blind Man and the Bear", was Kananginak's first print, produced in collaboration with his father, Pootoogook


Provenance: Estate of Nina Rodale Houghton, wife of the late Arthur A. Houghton,
President of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Carmichael Farm, Queenstown, Maryland

Literature: Vorano, N. D., Pootoogook, K., Tiampo, M., & Ikeda, A. (2011). Inuit prints: Japanese inspiration: Early printmaking in the Canadian Arctic. Gatineau, Que´bec: Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation. p. 78, cat. 19. illus.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sold for $4,750.00


 
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