Kananginak Pootoogook was an Inuit artist.
Based on ArtValue.ca records, Kananginak Pootoogook's estimated art value is C$30,000 (*)
Kananginak Pootoogook's work could be available for sale at public auction with prices in the range of C$25,000 - C$50,000, or even much higher.
ArtValue.ca has 517 auction art sale records for their stone sculpture results, with prices in the range of C$25,000 to C$50,000.
Dimensions - 30.5 cms x 71.09 cms x 30.51 cms (12.01 ins x 27.99 ins x 12.01 ins)
Lot for sale by Waddington's Auction House, Toronto
Mon, Apr 14, 2008
Estimate $15,000 - $20,000
Sold for CAD $31,200
limited edition stonecut and stencil, 34...
Dimensions - 52.07 cms x 60.96 cms (20.5 ins x 24 ins)
Lot for sale by Saskatchewan NAC Auction House, Regina
Sun, May 15, 2022
Estimate $200 - $250
Sold for CAD $259
Saskatchewan NAC Auction House Biography and Notes
Kananginak Pootoogook was an Inuk sculptor and printmaker who lived in Cape Dorset, Nunavut. He was born in 1935 near Cape Dorset. After moving from their traditional village to Cape Dorset in 1957, Pootoogook was a key leader in setting up the West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative, the first Inuit owned artist co-op. He died in 2010 following surgery for lung cancer. Kananginak Pootoogook was made a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1980, and his works can be found in the permanent collections of the Dallas Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) and Muesee national des beaux-arts du Quebec, among many others.