Mattaaq

Artist
Gender
Male
Style
Inuit
Community
Art Type
Drawing
Collection
Original Drawing
Medium
Original drawing graphite and colored pencil
Edition
Original Drawing
Size (in)
Paper (H x W): 30 x 44 inches
Size (cm)
Paper (H x W): 76 x 112 cm
Framed
Not Framed, please enquire
Product ID
10110-00203

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“Mattaaq” by Tim Pitsiulak – Inuit Art – Cape Dorset 2014 original drawing presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.  Measures 30 inch tall by 44 inch wide. Framing needed for display.

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Notes from DaVic Gallery:    Mattaaq or muktuk is whale skin and meat, which is a delicacy for the Inuit.  Here we see a shaman almost completely transformed into beluga whale with exception of limbs. We see large body with blubber and whale skull fully skinned.