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Umingmuk, 1970

Pudlo Pudlat
Canadian (Inuit), 1916 - 1992
colour stonecut on laid japan paper
Printed by Lukta Qiatsuk
61 x 85.8 cm; image: 43 x 56 cm approx.
Gift of Dorothy M. Stillwell, M.D., 1985
National Gallery of Canada (no. 29068)
© West Baffin Eskimo Co-operative Ltd.

"Umingmuk" means "musk-ox." In November 1972 Pudlo travelled to Ottawa to attend the opening of an exhibition of works reproduced on UNICEF greeting cards, including this print. He remembered it as the first work for which he was invited south and accorded public recognition.

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