Agnes Nanogak

Inuit (1925 - 2001)

Agnes Nanogak was an Inuit artist.
Based on records, Agnes Nanogak's estimated art value is C$10,000 (*)

Agnes Nanogak's work could be available for sale at public auction with prices in the range of C$10,000 - C$25,000, or even much higher.

From records, the highest price paid at auction for a stonecut work attributed to Agnes Nanogak (1925-2001) was C$10,455 - paid for "It's A Sorceror, 1970" at Waddington's in Toronto on Thu, Jun 29, 2023. has 116 auction art sale records for their stonecut results, with prices in the range of C$10,000 to C$25,000.

Saskatchewan NAC Auction House Biography and Notes

Agnes Nanogak was an Inuit artist from Holman, Northwest Territories.Her father encouraged her to draw from an early age, and she was a part of the first generation of artists to provide drawings for Holman's printmaking program, which started in the 1960s. By the end of her career she had contributed approximately one hundred forty images to a total of twenty annual print collections. Her artwork is described as fluid, bold in colour, and having "nervous energy'. Her work centred on themes of childhood, drum songs, and Inuit life. In 1985 Nanogak received an honorary degree from Mount St. Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was the first Inuit artist to receive an honorary degree from a university. Agnes Nanogak's artwork can be found in the collections many institutions across Canada and the United States.

(*) Value is calculated as an average of the top stonecut sale records from database.
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