RESERVED** 5.5" Owl by Pitseolak (Pits) Qimirpik
is on back order
Inuit art: Owl
Inuit Artist: Pitseolak (Pits) Qimirpik
Size: 5.5" tail to beak, 3.5" wide, 4" deep
Stone: Serpentine (very dark green, looks black)
***Museum quality piece***
The tenuous embroidery and visages of his owls have rendered Qimirpik craft as the epitome to the highest order of Inuit art. His fastidious proportions, and exquisite beauty, have endeared Qimiprik's depiction of Northern wildlife to be celebrated among the avant-garde circles of Inuit art. Solo works and publications by him have been adopted and praised worldwide.
This is a masterful owl by Canada's most world renowned artists for owls - Pits Qimirpik. Pits Qimirpik has numerous prize winning pieces on an international scale. His works can be found in Canada's national art collection in Ottawa.
The carving is signed in Inuktitut and dated (2016) on the bottom, and comes with an igloo tag.