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HUNTER HAULING A SEAL - IMPORTANT INUIT PRINT -

1966

About the Item

PARR (1893-1969) KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET) HUNTER HAULING A SEAL, 1966 #2, Stonecut, signed, titled numbered 28/50 Dorset 1966. Image 14 x 22 ¼. Full sheet with deckle edge 20 x 25 1/4 inches. Vague blind stamp to the right of signature. Very good condition. Expertly repaired undetectable small hole to the right of the hunter’s head. RAKING LIGHT EXAGGERATES RIPPLES Top chop: Artist - Parr Middle chop: Printmaker: In Cape Dorset unidentified Bottom chop: Igloo - West Baffon Eskimo Cooperative at Cape Dorset References: Image reproduced in Parr: A Print Retrospective, (Kinngait: Kingait Press,1979), no. 26, p. 60; Maria von Finckenstein, “Cape Dorset Impressions: Inuit Stonecut and Stencil Print Techniques,” Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 10, no. 3, Fall 1995, p. 51. This print is reminiscent of another stonecut by Parr: Men Pulling Walrus from 1964 #25, illustrated in Dorothy Labarge, From Drawing to Print: Perception and Process in Cape Dorset Art (Calgary: Glenbow Museum, 1986), p. 29. NATIVE AMERICANS, INDIANS, CANADIAN, ESKIMOS
  • Creator:
    Parr (1893 - 1869, Aboriginal)
  • Creation Year:
    1966
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 14 in (35.56 cm)Width: 22.5 in (57.15 cm)
  • Medium:
    Woodcut,Stone
  • Period:
  • Condition:
  • Gallery Location:
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU411311233752
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