8" White Marble Walking Bear by Johnny Manning
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Inuit art: Walking Bear
Inuit Artist: Johnny Manning (1985 - )
Size: 8" long, 3.25" wide, 4.5" high. Weight: 4.8 lbs
Community: Iqaluit, NU
Stone: marble (beautiful snow white)
This is a stunning scenting bear done in a beautiful white marble stone.
Johnny Manning has an amazing eye for lines, curvatures and proportions, continuously pushing the envelope for perfection. This stunning bear is no different as every attribute about it is perfect, which makes it a true gallery / exhibition piece.
Johnny Manning (1985 - )
Johnny is a younger Inuit artist from Cape Dorset. He began carving at the age of 14. His father, Egeetsiaq Pitseolak, is also an established artist. Johnny learned carving by watching other carvers working. His favourite subject is bears. He is famous for his special attention to bears' facial features.