‘Melting Ice’ by Qavavau Manumie (Kavavaow Mannomee) – Inuit Art from Cape Dorset 2019 original hand drawing collection presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.
Condition: Some minor stains visible throughout the paper caused by the artist while drawing. Also, paper handling marks throughout that are mostly visible when seen at angle to light. This is common in original drawings as Inuit artists would commonly draw at home.
Description by Artist: No description by artist found.
Notes from DaVic Gallery: Beautiful drawing by Qavavau Manumie of a mother bear and her two cubs stranded on floating ice and ready to jump into the water for a long swim to shore or to hunting grounds to find a nice meal. Tis may well make reference to current issues of climate change where melting of ice caps in the arctic cause serious impact to animals such as polar bears such as this family. Original drawing is untitled.
Reference picture # 4 for size comparison with letter size paper sheet.