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 )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $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) )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,000.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $3,500.00$2,500.00 - $3,500.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $1,800.00$1,400.00 - $1,800.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $2,000.00$1,500.00 - $2,000.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $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) )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $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 )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $780.00
Sale date: March 30th 2021

Previous Auctions

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

British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of William Ronald (Part II) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
The Artwork of Sir Frederick Banting (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
Spring Live Auction (Session 1 & 2)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
Modern & Contemporary International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Group of Seven (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of Dennis Reid (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
The Artwork of David Blackwood (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Capture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Modern Forms (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
International Prints, Multiples & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art Gallery of Hamilton (Auction of Donated Artwork for Fundraising) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
En plein air (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Watercolours & Drawings (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Canadian Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
20th Century Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Collection of Joe & Anita Robertson (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
Bidding in a Winter Wonderland (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
( Download PDF )
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Toronto: Represented and Abstracted (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Auction to Benefit NSCAD (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Artwork from a Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
The Art of Europe (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
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An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
( Download PDF )
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
The Group of Seven & Their Associates (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Select Canadian Prints (Online Auctions)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Peaks to Prairies: Art of Western Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
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Canadian Group of Painters (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
La belle province (Art of Quebec) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
The Art of Barbara Mercer (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Cities & Towns (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
From the Estate of Robert Markle (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 

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