Man and Seal

Artist
Gender
Male
Style
Inuit
Community
Art Type
Print
Collection
Cape Dorset 1964
Medium
Stonecut on kozo paper
Edition
Certified Limited Edition Print # 34 of 50 printed by Iyola Kingwatsiak
Size (in)
Paper (H x W): 12 ¼ x 17 ¼ in
Size (cm)
Paper (H x W): 31 x 44 cm
Framed
Not Framed
Product ID
10100-00511

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Description


‘Man and Seal’ by Kiakshuk – Inuit Art – Cape Dorset 1964 print collection presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.


Condition:        Very Good condition – professionally restored for paper folds and handling marks and mild yellowing of the paper.


Description by Artist:     No description by artist found.


Notes from DaVic Gallery:   “Old Kiakshuk remembers the days of bow and arrow, the sealskin boat, and the drum dance. He has grown old and lives in his reminiscences of caribou hunts on foot, of stone traps for catching geese, and the stories of his native land on the east coast of Hudson Bay.  He knows the days before the rifle when one had to crawl up to a seal on the ice on only a harpoon, when the seals were less cautious about the dangers, whereas now he is alert  and quick to disappear into the waters.  The seal fears the sight of man, knowing his threat…” – Cape Dorset 1964 print collection catalog

Beautiful 56 year old print in great condition. Great find for collectors.

Reference picture # 3 for size comparison with letter size paper.