Come, My Baby

Gender
Male
Style
Inuit
Community
Art Type
Print
Collection
Pangnirtung 2003
Medium
Linocut on Kitakata Natural paper
Edition
Certified Limited Edition Print # 11 of 35 printed by Geela Sowdluapik
Size (in)
Paper (H x W): 16 ¾ x 20 ¼ in
Size (cm)
Paper (H x W): 43 x 51 cm
Framed
Not Framed, please enquire
Product ID
10300-00200

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Description

Condition:          No condition to report.

Description by Artist:     ‘Come, My Baby’  – Lipa’s daughter, Malaya, was born in their camp. Weather conditions prevented the plane from landing to take his wife to the hospital for the birth.  Lipa received instructions over the radio from a doctor and helped Annie deliver the baby.  “I used to think about the birth long before you were due. I don’t know why but I seemed to know in advance I would be doing this. I used to tell you that I’d probably be taking care of you when you went into labour, although I didn’t at the time, I just felt like I knew from the beginning that I would be delivering the baby. My wife seemed different because I took care of it personally, you know when do the job yourself there is a difference there.  I was so thrilled about her and felt a lot of love towards her.”

Notes from DaVic Gallery: