Ijitualik (One-Eyed Figure)

Isah Qumalu Sivuarapi

BIRTH YEAR 1925
BIRTH PLACE Richmond Gulf, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 1979
MEDIUM Steatite (soapstone)
DATE 1969
DIMENSIONS 27.5cm x 68.5cm x 19cm
ACCESSION NUMBER FAC 1118
CREDIT LINE Firestone Collection of Canadian Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery Donated to the City of Ottawa by the Ontario Heritage Foundation
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A black soapstone sculpture depicting an Eskimo wearing a parka, boots and mittens and standing on a pedestal. The Eskimo has only one eye, positioned at the centre of his forehead.

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