Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Woman with Her Dog (1988)

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  • Medium: serpentine
  • Size: 9 × 7 × 8 inches
  • Reference Code: L40502

“I do remember carving this many years ago. It is of a young woman sitting holding her puppy dog.”

Kenojuak Ashevak

Kenojuak Ashevak

CC, RCA

Inuit

Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada

(1927-2013)

Kenojuak Ashevak was born October 3, 1927. Her early years were spent living a traditional hunting lifestyle on the land at Ikirasaq on the southern coast of Baffin Island, residing in igloos and skin tents.