Old Excellent Classic Eskimo Point Inuit Art Inuk Carving Mary Anowtalik B1938 For Sale

Classic Eskimo Point folk naive art
Old and stunning sculpture of an Inuk - great face

By well known Inuit artist
Mary Ayaq Anowtalik
b1938

Accompanied by rare Co-op Canada Certified Eskimo art tag
Eskimo Point
Mary Anowtelik
98000419 - this number is on the Canada Certified sticker on the bottom of the sculpture

Wife of artist Luke Anowtalik

Alternate names include Iya Ayaq Titak Anowtelik Akjar and Anautalik
Disc number E1-447
Specializes in sculpture

Exhibitions include:
Arctic Art Lippel Gallery, presented at Place Bonaventure
Baker Lake Sculpture The Innuit Gallery of Eskimo Art
The Mulders' Collection of Eskimo Sculpture Winnipeg Art Gallery
The Inuit Amautik: I Like My Hood To Be Full Winnipeg Art Gallery
Eskimo Point/Arviat Winnipeg Art Gallery
The Swinton Collection of Inuit Art Winnipeg Art Gallery
[L'art inuit] Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai at Chambre de Commerce de Chateauroux
[L'art inuit] Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai at Chapelle de la Visitation, Thonon
[L'art inuit] Presented by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai at Palais de L'Europe, Le Touquet
Arviat: Eskimo Point Marion Scott Gallery
The Art of the Eskimo Newman Galleries
The Stone Sculpture of Arviat McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Beeldhouwkunst van de Inuit (Canada) by l'Iglou Art Esquimau, Douai, France at Amphora Finippon pvba, Sint Andries, Brugge, Belgium
A Woman's Vision Art Space Gallery
[Inuit art] Galerie Saint Merri
Kunstwerke der Inuit Presented by CreARTion, Eppstein in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Association of Canadian Studies at the Hotel am Badersee
The Treasured Monument Marion Scott Gallery
Keeping Our Stories Alive: An Exhibition of the Art and Crafts from Dene and Inuit of Canada Institute of American Indian Arts Museum
Inspiration Four Decades of Sculpture Marion Scott Gallery
Major/Minor Marion Scott Gallery

Book references
Prestigious - Sculpture of the Eskimo - George Swinton
Lords of the Stone Macduff and Galpin
Artist sfrom Ennadai Lake - Ingo Hessel
Sanavik Co-op - Sculpture 1974 - Baker Lake
Bell, Betty REFLECTIONS ON INUIT ART. PERIODICALS Another copy in F-Art (Inuit)-General

Collections include the Winnipeg Art Gallery
Art Gallery of Ontario
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Hull, Quebec
Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

Good condition - stone
Natural mineral marks and lines retained throughout
Saw or file marks, (certified sticker covers Inuktitut signature) on bottom - stands fine but rocks slightly if bumped
Numbered Canada Certified Eskimo Art sticker number matches rare Co-op tag
Approx: 4 3/8 inches high x 1 5/8 deep x 2 7/8 wide

Selections from the excellent Canadian Government booklet
Canadian Inuit Sculpture
Published under the authority of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Ottawa 1992
The stone sculpture of Arviat (formerly Eskimo Point) is probably the least naturalistic of all Inuit art, with little surface elegance or detail. While work from this community may appear crude to some, it has considerable emotional power. As the local steatite is quite hard, most artists employ considerable economy of line.
Although the generic term soapstone is commonly used, this is a bit misleading. Soapstone, a soft talc steatite, is not used nearly as much as the harder serpentine, serpentinite, siltstone, argillite, dolomite, quartz and other types.
Materials are often in short supply, and artists must travel great distances overland or by boat to quarry quantities of good quality stone.

Multiple purchases shipped together.
Buyer to pay shipping and insurance costs.
Canadian buyers subject to Canadian taxes.

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