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Lot #452

Artist Oonark; Jessie Inuit
Title Whales #12/44
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1972
Size 8.25 x 11 in. / 21 x 27.9 cm.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled, dated, numbered and Baker Lake chop along bottom; unframed; some handling marks noted

from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, for more information on Dr. Hess visit her Alberta Order of Excellence biography

Hammer $325 Estimate $300/$500

Biographical Information
Oonark; Jessie Inuit ~ [1906-1985] Canadian
see Jessie Oonark: A Retrospective, by J.Blodgett, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1986; Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, by E.Roch, pg.24; Landmarks of Canadian Art, by P.Mellen, pg.76, McClelland and Stewart, 1978; biography in Biographies of Inuit Artists, Vol.2, by Canadian Arctic Producers; included in www.artcyclopedia.com