Dancing Bear Inuit Stone Sculpture by Markoosie Papigatok Cape Dorset For Sale
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Dancing Bear Inuit Stone Sculpture by Markoosie Papigatok Cape Dorset:
Markoosie PapigatokDancing Bear
serpentine stone, signed on foot bottom, 7 1/2" H
AboutMarkoosie Papigatok -Inuit,Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada Markoosie began carving as a teenager and is largely self-taught. His mother, Komajuk Tunnillie, and grandparents Tayaraq and Qavaroak (Kabubuwa) Tunnillie, were all accomplished carvers in Cape Dorset. Markoosie mainly works with animal themes, which he treats with a characteristic whimsy.