Sculpture

Soapstone sculpture of an Inuk carrying or lifting something with his left hand.

  • Accession Number 2022.18.156
  • Artiste / Auteur Leah
  • Period 20th century
  • Materials stone, soapstone
  • Measurements 15 x 10,09 x 4,5 cm
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Historical context

Soapstone sculpture of an Inuk carrying an object touching the ground with his left hand. The elongated shape is imprecise, although it suggests a water bucket or a game bag. As for the qulittaq (parka) with its pointed hood, it is short and ends straight at the top of the thighs, giving the hunter greater freedom of movement. This wavy-haired figure, unusual among Inuit, has an oversized head set between his shoulders. This sculpture is ...

  • Accession Number 2022.18.156
  • Artiste / Auteur Leah
  • Period 20th century
  • Materials stone, soapstone
  • Measurements 15 x 10,09 x 4,5 cm
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection, 2022.018.156
Photo by Victor Diaz Lamich

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