Inuit & First Nations Art

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Artwork by David Morrisseau, A Loon Rising Up in the Morning; A Loon Calling by the Nest
Lot #170
DAVID MORRISSEAU
A Loon Rising Up in the Morning; A Loon Calling by the Nest

two coloured pencils on paper
- “A Loon Rising Up in the Morning” (signed in Roman and syllabics and dated 1997 lower right, 8 x 10.5 ins [sight]);
- “A Loon Calling by the Nest” (signed in Roman and syllabics and dated 1997 lower right; 8 x 10.5 ins [sight])

8 x 10.5 ins ( 20.3 x 26.7 cms ) ( each sight )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by David Morrisseau, Loon, the Fish Catcher Going Up; Hummingbird Among Pink Flowers
Lot #171
DAVID MORRISSEAU
Loon, the Fish Catcher Going Up; Hummingbird Among Pink Flowers

two coloured pencils on paper
- “Loon, the Fish Catcher Going Up” (signed in Roman and syllabics and dated 1997 lower right, 7.5 x 9.5 ins [sight]);
- “Hummingbird Among Pink Flowers” (signed in Roman and syllabics and dated 1997 lower right, 8 x 10.5 ins [sight])

8 x 10.5 ins ( 20.3 x 26.7 cms ) ( largest sight )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Eddy Cobiness, Loon
Lot #172
EDDY COBINESS
Loon

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

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Eddy Cobiness, Geese
Lot #173
EDDY COBINESS
Geese

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

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Current bid: $500.00
Next bid is: $550.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Alex Simeon Janvier, Prairie Life Line
Lot #174
ALEX SIMEON JANVIER
Prairie Life Line

oil on canvas
signed lower left; titled on the reverse; unframed
24 x 30 ins ( 61 x 76.2 cms )

Estimated: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00

Next bid is: $4,000.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Daphne Odjig, Piggyback
Lot #175
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 )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Daphne Odjig, Mother and Child
Lot #176
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 )

Estimated: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00

Next bid is: $3,000.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Allen Sapp, Telling Him He’s Going to Cut Willow Pickets Tomorrow
Lot #177
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 )

Estimated: $5,000.00$4,000.00 - $5,000.00

Next bid is: $3,200.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Allen Sapp, Nokum is Sewing Outside
Lot #178
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 )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $1,600.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Allen Sapp, He’s Looking to Get a Log to Make a Sleigh Runner
Lot #179
ALLEN SAPP
He’s Looking to Get a Log to Make a Sleigh Runner

oil on canvas
signed lower right; titled on the reverse; unframed
16 x 20 ins ( 40.6 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00

Next bid is: $1,600.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Carl Beam, “Gradual Progress, Growth”; “The Whale of Our Being”; “Anongonse Migwans Beam”
Lot #180
CARL BEAM
“Gradual Progress, Growth”; “The Whale of Our Being”; “Anongonse Migwans Beam”

three mixed media works on paper
each signed lower right; each seal stamped “Carl Beam Original Work” lower left

“The Whale of Our Being” also inscribed “Pulp mill in Espanola, Ontario” with a “Neon Raven” stamp lower left

“Anonganse Migwans Beam” also inscribed “my daughter as a feather”;
each unframed
15.25 x 12 ins ( 38.7 x 30.5 cms ) ( each sheet )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $400.00
Next bid is: $425.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Carl Beam, Untitled (from The Whale of Our Being)
Lot #181
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 )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Current bid: $650.00
Next bid is: $700.00

Closes September 27th at 04:00:00 PM EDT

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