Falling Out of Bed

Art Type
Cape Dorset 1999
Etching & Aquatint on Arches natural paper
Certified Limited Edition Print # 3 of 20 printed by Studio PM, Montreal
Size (in)
Paper (H x W): 31 ½ x 41 in
Size (cm)
Paper (H x W): 80 x 104 cm
Not Framed
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‘Falling Out of Bed’ by Sheojuk Etidlooie – Inuit Art – Cape Dorset 1999 print collection presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.

Condition:          No condition noted.

Description by Artist:     No description by artist found.

Notes from DaVic Gallery:   This endearing design shares with the viewer a very simple intimate family moment where both people depicted share a big laugh after one of them apparently fell out of bed.  Compared to Sheojuk’s other designs this seems to be the more elaborate adding many details in each of the people and objects surrounding the event, for example we can see both people wear fur coat and of them wears boots and gloves.  It is possible the person that fell of the bed is a child and it is beautiful to see the level of abstraction seeing the one man with triangular head, with such big build and stick legs that fit in the heavy boots.  The other side of the bed could be an animal such as a puppy perhaps. Too abstract to identify.  This must have been a big memorable event Sheojuk wanted to share making this such a large scale but low edition print.

This design is signed and is commissioned by Feheley Fine Arts in 1999.

Reference picture # 8 for size comparison with letter size paper