‘The Hunters’ by PARR – Inuit Art – Cape Dorset 1962 print collection by Dorset Fine Arts, presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.
Condition: 1/2″ total trimmed top and bottom edges, perhaps by previous framer. Beautiful natural paper aging, “inclusion / patina” that shows best left as is than to clean by professional restoration. Also, faint and mildly visible 15” horizontal paper crease half-way on the paper. Overall very good condition. Price reflects conditions mentioned.
Description by Artist: No description by artist found.
Notes from DaVic Gallery: PARR’s works compare much with Luke Anguhadluq’s works on the rawness and direct first hand representation of a nomadic life of the Inuit.
In this print we see PARR’s vision of first-hand experience, as hunter himself, of three hunter catching the various and most preferred catches that included caribou, seal, and walrus. They are accompanied and assisted by their faithful companions, the dogs. Caribou was important for the fur that provided for great meat and the best winter protection for parkas as well as bones and antlers for tools; seals provided for great mean and skin for kamiks, boots; walrus provided for blubber for lamps and meat for dogs.
Beautiful energetic print.
Please refer to picture #8 with Letter Size sheet for size reference …