Online Auction of Indigenous & Inuit Artwork Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Online Auction of Indigenous & Inuit Artwork which concluded on March 30, 2021. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, The Wheel of Life
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
The Wheel of Life

acrylic on board
signed in syllabics lower left; dated 1973 and inscribed “The Artist and his Environment” on the reverse; titled on a gallery label on the reverse of the frame
39.75 x 31.25 ins ( 101 x 79.4 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $6,000.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Benjamin  Chee Chee, Mother and Child; Proud Male
BENJAMIN CHEE CHEE
Mother and Child; Proud Male

two silkscreens
-“Mother and Child” (signed and dated 1976 lower left - 15.5 x 21.5 inches [sight]);
-“Proud Male” (signed and dated 1977 lower left - 16.25 x 22.5 inches [sight])
16.25 x 22.5 ins ( 41.3 x 57.2 cms ) ( sight (largest) )

Sold for $3,600.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Kenojuak Ashevak, Owls in Evening Light
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
Owls in Evening Light

colour stonecut and stencil
inscribed with the artist’s name, titled, dated Dorset 1986 and numbered 2/50 in the lower margin
21.25 x 29.25 ins ( 54 x 74.3 cms ) ( sight )

Sold for $2,640.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Sheokjuk Oqutaq, Seated Woman
SHEOKJUK OQUTAQ
Seated Woman

stone
4.5 x 5 x 3 ins ( 11.4 x 12.7 x 7.6 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $2,400.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Hannah Kigusiuq, Inuttuitt
HANNAH KIGUSIUQ
Inuttuitt

stonecut
inscribed with the artist’s name, title, dated 1974 and numbered 11/46 in the lower right margin
25 x 37 ins ( 63.5 x 94 cms ) ( sheet )

Sold for $2,040.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Kumukuluk Saggiak, Owl
KUMUKULUK SAGGIAK
Owl

stone
incised with syllabics on the underside
9.5 x 10.5 x 13 ins ( 24.1 x 26.7 x 33 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $1,680.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Standing Spirit
LAWRENCE PAUL YUXWELUPTUN
Standing Spirit

ink and watercolour on museum board
signed and dated 2018 lower right; unframed
5 x 3.25 ins ( 12.7 x 8.3 cms ) ( card )

Sold for $1,560.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Kumukuluk Saggiak, Mother and Children
KUMUKULUK SAGGIAK
Mother and Children

stone
14.5 x 15 x 7 ins ( 36.8 x 38.1 x 17.8 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $1,440.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by  Books and Reference, Kenojuak: Graphic Masterworks of the Inuit
BOOKS AND REFERENCE
Kenojuak: Graphic Masterworks of the Inuit

book with hand-coloured etching
Jean Blodgett & Kenojuak Ashevak, “Kenojuak: Graphic Masterworks of the Inuit”; Mintmark Press, Toronto, Ottawa, 1981; signed and numbered “150/275” by the author and artist; sold within the original slipcase and box

sold with:
Kenojuak Ashevak, “Myself & I” (hand-coloured etching; inscribed with the artist’s name, title, dated Dorset 1981 and numbered 150/275 along the lower edge; 11.25 ins x 13 ins, unframed)
12.5 x 3.5 x 14 ins ( 31.8 x 8.9 x 35.6 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $1,020.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Benjamin  Chee Chee, Running Horses; Black Bear
BENJAMIN CHEE CHEE
Running Horses; Black Bear

two lithographs
each signed, titled, dated 1974 and numbered 92/150 in the lower margin; each unframed
18 x 15 ins ( 45.7 x 38.1 cms ) ( sheet (each) )

Sold for $960.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Archie Ishulutak, Throat Singers
ARCHIE ISHULUTAK
Throat Singers

stone with ivory inlay
incised with syllabics on the underside
6.75 x 4 x 2 ins ( 17.1 x 10.2 x 5.1 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $840.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Johnny Tunnillie, Proud Bird
JOHNNY TUNNILLIE
Proud Bird

stone
incised signature on the underside
13.5 x 9.5 x 3.5 ins ( 34.3 x 24.1 x 8.9 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $840.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Kenojuak Ashevak, Timiatjuak
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
Timiatjuak

colour lithograph
inscribed with the artist’s name, title, dated Dorset 1987 and numbered 24/50 along the lower edge
19.5 x 25.25 ins ( 49.5 x 64.1 cms )

Sold for $840.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Toonoo Sharky, Spirit Inukshuk
TOONOO SHARKY
Spirit Inukshuk

stone
incised with syllabics and dated 2006
9 x 6.5 x 2 ins ( 22.9 x 16.5 x 5.1 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $840.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Artwork by Toonoo Sharky, Dancing Seal
TOONOO SHARKY
Dancing Seal

stone
incised with syllabics and dated 2004 on the underside
9.25 x 7.5 x 2 ins ( 23.5 x 19.1 x 5.1 cms ) ( overall )

Sold for $780.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Previous Auctions

Select from a list of previous auctions to view specific sale highlights.

October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
Indigenous & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Art of Quebec: La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Prints of Sampson Matthews (& Related Work) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
People & Places (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of International Art
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 9, 2021
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Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 30, 2021
 
Indigenous & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 30, 2021
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
From the Archives of Sampson-Matthews Ltd. (& Related Material) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 2, 2021
 
Artwork from a Canadian Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: December 3, 2020
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Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 17, 2020
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 27, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 29, 2020
 
Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: September 24, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 11, 2020
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 14, 2020
 
Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 23, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 2, 2020
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 12, 2020
 
Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 14, 2020
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 18, 2020
 
From the Collection of Paul Duval (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 28, 2020
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 19, 2019
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2019
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 20, 2018
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2018
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 23, 2017
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 25, 2017
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2016
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 31, 2016
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 25, 2015
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 28, 2014
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2014
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 29, 2013
 

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