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 September 21, 2021. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Kananginak Pootoogook, Protective Stance
KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK
Protective Stance

stonecut and stencil
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 11/50 and “Dorset 1988” in the lower margin
18 x 24 ins ( 45.7 x 61 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $780.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Seepee Ipeelie, Perched Bird
SEEPEE IPEELIE
Perched Bird

soapstone and antler sculpture
signed and dated 1976 (incised) on the underside
3.5 x 7.25 x 4.75 ins ( 8.9 x 18.4 x 12.1 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $720.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Jane Ash Poitras, Untitled Portrait
JANE ASH POITRAS
Untitled Portrait

mixed media on paper
signed and dated 1986 lower right; unframed (matted)
13.5 x 16.25 ins ( 34.3 x 41.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $720.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Jane Ash Poitras, Shaman Lady
JANE ASH POITRAS
Shaman Lady

screenprint and collage on paper
signed and titled in the lower margin; unframed
31 x 29.5 ins ( 78.7 x 74.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Kumakuluk Saggiak, Falcon
KUMAKULUK SAGGIAK
Falcon

serpentine stone sculpture
incised signature, dated “Feb. 1985” and inscribed “Cape Dorset NWT” on the underside
12.5 x 10.5 x 3.75 ins ( 31.8 x 26.7 x 9.5 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Nori Peter, Inuit Children
NORI PETER
Inuit Children

oil on board
signed lower right
23.5 x 29.5 ins ( 59.7 x 74.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Kananginak Pootoogook, Summer Owl
KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK
Summer Owl

stone cut
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 33/50 and “Dorset 1971” in the lower margin; unframed

A horizontal crease is present at the lower edge of the support. Artwork is sold as is and not subject to return
34 x 24 ins ( 86.4 x 61 cms )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $570.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist, Transforming Shaman
UNIDENTIFIED INUIT ARTIST
Transforming Shaman

serpentine
unsigned
16 x 14 x 5 ins ( 40.6 x 35.6 x 12.7 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $540.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Joseph Jacobs, Eagle Hunt Dancer
JOSEPH JACOBS
Eagle Hunt Dancer

steatite
signed with monogram, numbered 7/266, inscribed “582” and dated 1983 to the underside
5.5 x 4 x 5.5 ins ( 14 x 10.2 x 14 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $486.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Goole Paneak, Fisherman
GOOLE PANEAK
Fisherman


soapstone, serpentine, bone and sinew sculpture
incised initials and signature in syllabics on underside; original Canada Eskimo Art tag included
17.75 x 15 x 10 ins ( 45.1 x 38.1 x 25.4 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $480.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Carl Beam, Untitled (Milky Way / Skeletal System)
CARL BEAM
Untitled (Milky Way / Skeletal System)

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; the artist’s stamp (”Carl Beam Original Work”) lower left
15 x 12 ins ( 38.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00
Price Realized $450.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Carl Beam, Albert in the Blue Zone
CARL BEAM
Albert in the Blue Zone

screenprint
signed, titled and inscribed “Artist’s Proof”; unframed
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $450.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Joseph Jacobs, The Twins
JOSEPH JACOBS
The Twins

steatite
signed with monogram, numbered #263 and inscribed “582” to the underside
7 x 5 x 4 ins ( 17.8 x 12.7 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $420.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Carl Beam, Humpback Whale
CARL BEAM
Humpback Whale

mixed media on plexiglass
signed lower right; unframed
12 x 9 ins ( 30.5 x 22.9 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $390.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Artwork by Kanayuk Tukaluak, Nesting Duck
KANAYUK TUKALUAK
Nesting Duck

stonecut
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 16/50 and “Povungnituk 1961” in the lower margin
16 x 22 ins ( 40.6 x 55.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $390.00
Sale date: September 28th 2021

Previous Auctions

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Sale Closed: June 25, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 30, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Works from the Estate of Dennis Reid (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: May 21, 2024
 
Capture (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 23, 2024
 
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Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
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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
 
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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
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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
 
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Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
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Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
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Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
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October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
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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
 
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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
 
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Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
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Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
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Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 

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