Inuit art: Dancing Goose
Inuit Artist: Attachie Peter
Size: 15 wide, 6.5" high, 4" deep
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
One of the best pieces to enter our gallery for 2017!
This is a beautiful rendition of a dancing goose by master Inuit carver Attachie Peter. Attachie is known as a legend in the Inuit art world. The rendering compositions of his famous dancing geese was recognized worldwide.
I was fortunate enough to find this very last dancing goose by the master.
Attachie Peter (1973 - 2009)
Attachie was born in Iqaluit in 1973. He learned to carve by watching his father, the renowned artist Ejetsiaq Peter, and his brother Kooyoo Peter. Attachie has been carving for most of his life. He is world famous for birds sculptures. His birds are always full of movements and life.