Huting Walrus with a Harpoon

Artist
Gender
Female
Style
Inuit
Community
Art Type
Print
Collection
Pangnirtung 2018
Medium
Stencil on Arches White paper
Edition
Certified Limited Edition Print # 35 of 35 printed by Leetia Alivaktuk
Size (in)
Paper (H x W): 18 ¼ x 23 ½ in
Size (cm)
Paper (H x W): 46 x 60 cm
Framed
Not Framed, please enquire
Product ID
10300-00239

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Description

‘Huting Walrus with a Harpoon’ by May Lonsdale – Inuit Art – Pangnirtung 2018 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:   Near the floe edge a large walrus is swimming making a great opportunity for the hunter to catch it and bring it to the village.  This walrus will bring much valuable resources for food, tools, clothing, and heat.  However, this will not be easy because though clumsy on land, on water walrus are very fast and flexible and a large walrus, as this one appears to be, can weigh as much a 4000 lbs.  Bringing it to land will be a very difficult, arduous and dangerous task for this hunter.