7" Vibrant Dancing Walruses by Pits Qimirpik

Pits Qimirpik



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Inuit art: Dancing Walrus
Inuit Artist: Pits Qimirpik
Size: 7" across, 4.5" high, 4" deep  
Community: Cape Dorset
Stone: Serpentine 
id: 172-1263598chj

Justly admired for their graceful elegance and acute disposition, the late Qimirpik's works were not solely known for their "robust" content. Although he was famously recognized for his grand-esque dancing walrus, it is the finesse and detail that prevail the sometimes overbearing large mass of stone. It is this delicate balance that made Pits Qimirpik one of the most recognized inuit artists internationally.

To give a brief overview of this sculpture, this spectacular piece flows from tip to toe. The lines and proportions are immaculate. The polish and color are distinguished and breathtaking. The color is an outstanding classic green. When put under a light, this luminescent colours really come alive.

The carving is signed on the bottom and comes with an igloo tag.

 


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