Inuit and First Nations Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Inuit and First Nations Art which concluded on September 27, 2022. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Allen Sapp, Telling Him He’s Going to Cut Willow Pickets Tomorrow
ALLEN SAPP
Telling Him He’s Going to Cut Willow Pickets Tomorrow

acrylic on canvas
signed lower right; titled on a label on the reverse
24 x 36 ins ( 61 x 91.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$4,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,840.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Daphne Odjig, Mother and Child
DAPHNE ODJIG
Mother and Child

ink & mixed media
signed and dated 1980 lower right
28 x 22 ins ( 71.1 x 55.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $3,840.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Angus Trudeau, Little Current
ANGUS TRUDEAU
Little Current

mixed media on paper
titled at upper edge
21.5 x 27.25 ins ( 54.6 x 69.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $3,360.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Allen Sapp, Nokum is Sewing Outside
ALLEN SAPP
Nokum is Sewing Outside

oil on canvas
signed lower right; inscribed “10490” on a label on the reverse; unframed
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $3,120.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Goyce Kakegamic, Camp at Sunset
GOYCE KAKEGAMIC
Camp at Sunset

acrylic on paper
signed and dated 1981 lower middle right
24 x 35 ins ( 61 x 88.9 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $1,320.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Robert Davidson, Our Spirit Soars
ROBERT DAVIDSON
Our Spirit Soars

colour serigraph
titled and numbered 12/26 lower right
10.75 x 38.75 ins ( 27.3 x 98.4 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $1,140.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Goyce Kakegamic, Shaking Tent Ceremony
GOYCE KAKEGAMIC
Shaking Tent Ceremony

acrylic on paper
signed and dated 1980 lower right
27.5 x 21.5 ins ( 69.9 x 54.6 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $1,140.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Eddy Cobiness, Loon
EDDY COBINESS
Loon

watercolour
signed lower right; dated 1997 lower left
17.5 x 22.5 ins ( 44.5 x 57.2 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $1,140.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Artist’s Spiritual Wife and Children
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Artist’s Spiritual Wife and Children

colour serigraph
signed, titled, dated 1977, numbered 4/100 and inscribed “Woodland Studios” in the lower margin
32 x 22 ins ( 81.3 x 55.9 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $900.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by David B. Williams, Sun Dance - Summer Venture
DAVID B. WILLIAMS
Sun Dance - Summer Venture

acrylic on paper
signed, titled and dated 1997 in the lower margin; unframed
22.5 x 30 ins ( 57.2 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00
Price Realized $840.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Carl Beam, Untitled (from The Whale of Our Being)
CARL BEAM
Untitled (from The Whale of Our Being)

mixed media on paper
signed lower right
30 x 22.5 ins ( 76.2 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00
Price Realized $780.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by George Earl Storry, “Haida” Eagle Moon
GEORGE EARL STORRY
“Haida” Eagle Moon

painted carved mask with copper accents
signed, titled and dated “98/08/04” and inscribed “ITNE”
21 x 21 x 4 ins ( 53.3 x 53.3 x 10.2 cms ) ( diameter )

Auction Estimate: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00
Price Realized $720.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Eddy Cobiness, Geese
EDDY COBINESS
Geese

acrylic on canvas board
signed and dated 1991 lower right
20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $720.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Daphne Odjig, Piggyback
DAPHNE ODJIG
Piggyback

colour serigraph
signed, titled, dated 1981 and numbered 52/125 in the lower margin
19.75 x 17.75 ins ( 50.2 x 45.1 cms ) ( subject )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $660.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Artwork by Lipa Pitsiulak, Drum Dancer
LIPA PITSIULAK
Drum Dancer

whale bone
17 x 9.5 x 11 ins ( 43.2 x 24.1 x 27.9 cms ) ( overall, including base )

Auction Estimate: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00
Price Realized $600.00
Sale date: September 27th 2022

Previous Auctions

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

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
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Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Inuit and First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Post War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper, Books & Tapestries (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Auction to Benefit the Art Gallery of Alberta (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2021
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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 (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Live 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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