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Eskimo graphic art

Author: James Houston; Canada. Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources.
Publisher: Ottawa, Canada : Available from the Queen's Printer, [196-]
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the stonecut prints and the sealskin stencils of the Inuit artists of Cape Dorset (Kingnait).
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Houston, James A., 1921-
Eskimo graphic art.
[Ottawa, Queen's Printer, 1960]
(OCoLC)562365215
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Houston; Canada. Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources.
OCLC Number: 1610479
Notes: Reprinted from Canadian art magazine.
Originally published in Canadian art, v. 17, no. 1, Jan. 1960.
Pagination includes covers.
"Cat. no. R2-2360"--Colophon.
Description: 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color), 2 portraits ; 30 cm
Contents: Artists: Iyola --
Kananginak --
Kinoajvak --
Luktak --
Mungituk --
Niviaksiak --
Oshaweetuk --
Pootagok --
Tudlik. Illustration on title page and 22 numbered illustrations in text: Joyfully I see ten cariboo / by Pootagok --
Snowy owls and egg / by Iyola --
Arctic gulls / by Niviaksiak --
Tudlik at work on a stonecut --
Tools used by the artists in making prints --
Dream of birds / by Kananginak --
Blue geese on snow / by Mungituk --
Snow birds / by Iyola --
December Ptarmigan / by Mungituk --
Arctic gulls --
Birds / by Mungituk --
Three Narwhals / by Kananginak --
Canada goose / by Luktak --
Man hunting at a seal hole in the ice / by Niviaksiak --
Rabbit eating seaweed / by Kinoajvak, a rare instance of a woman Eskimo artist --
Four muskoxen / by Oshaweetuk --
Mother and child / by Luktak --
Photograph of the stone for the print shown below. It has been carved with a knife, smoothed with a file and is ready for printing --
Owl / by Luktak --
Bird dream forewarning blizzards / by Tudlik --
Polar bear and cub in ice / by Niviaksiak --
Canada geese / Mungituk --
The signatures of some Eskimo artists : Luktak, Shekoaloak, Pootagok, Tudlik, Oshaweetuk, Iyola, Niviaksiak, Kananginak, Mungituk, Kunu.
Other Titles: Canadian art.
Responsibility: [text by James Houston] ; issued under the authority of the Minister of Northern Affairs and National Resources.

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Discusses the stonecut prints and the sealskin stencils of the Inuit artists of Cape Dorset (Kingnait).

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