Artist Kananginak Pootoogook
Title Spring Bird #29/50
Media colour etching on paper
Size 5.25 x 7.25 in. / 13.3 x 18.4 cm.
Sold $75 Estimate $250 - $350
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; unframed; some yellowing in upper left; tape attached to top and bottom edge
Kananginak Pootoogook ~ [1935-2010] Inuit RCA
see biography in Biographies of Inuit Artists, Vol.2, by Canadian Arctic Producers; included in Sculpture of the Eskimo, by G.Swinton, 1972; Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, by P.Furneaux, Signum Press, 1974; included in Cape Dorset Print Collection 1970, Eskimo Graphic Art; The Inuit Print, by the National Museums of Canada and the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, Ottawa, 1977; Inuit Artist Index, by the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, pg. 164, 1990; Biographies of Inuit Artists, by the Canadian Arctic Producers, 1984; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN]; listed on www.katilvik.com disc # E7-1168