Qaumajaq (Fly)

Gender
Female
Style
Inuit
Community
Art Type
Print
Collection
Cape Dorset 2014
Medium
Stonecut & Stencil on Kizuki Kozo White paper
Edition
Certified Limited Edition of 50 printed by Qavavau Manumie
Size (in)
Paper (H x W): 37 ¼ x 24 ¼ in
Size (cm)
Paper (H x W): 95 x 62 cm
Framed
No Framed
Product ID
10100-00356

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Description


‘Qaumajaq (Fly)’ by Saimaiyu Akesuk – Inuit Art – Cape Dorset 2014 print collection presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.  Framing recommended for display.


Condition:          No condition to be noted.


Description by Artist:     No description by artist found.


Notes from DaVic Gallery:   ok, yes, this is a refreshing change from Saimaiyu’s subject and composition that I would not have guessed this design was to her merit.  Strong bold colours, as usual, and large, full page composition of a fly with large head, large eyes, large yellow wings that stand out and become the main focus of this print.  It’s vertically well balanced and with energetic stonecut lines.  Lovely print.  However, don’t let the loveliness of this print fool you because flies and mosquitoes can be a dangerous and most frustrating swarming predator in the arctic.

Please refer to picture #4 with Letter Size sheet for size reference …