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Bird, 1976 by Davidee Itulu (1929-2006), Inuit

Regular price $200.00 Sale

Bird, 1976
by Davidee Itulu (1929-2006), Inuit
Kimmirut (Lake Harbour), Nunavut, Canada
soapstone
4.5" h x 9.5" l x 4.5" w

Davidee Itulu (June 4, 1929–April 15, 2006) was an Inuit artist born in Tujjaat, near Cape Dorset, Nunavut. He moved to Kimmirut (Lake Harbour) in the 1950s.

Itulu’s work is included in the collections of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, National Gallery of Canada, the University of Michigan Museum of Art, the Canadian Museum of History, the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Itulu died of cancer at age 76, in 2006.