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Title:: A Child of the North (Winiwayah Child) (2 drawings) Year:: 1893
Artist: Heming, Arthur After:  
Medium: pen and black ink Provenance:
Period: Canadian 19th Century School/Style:
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Price: $850.00
Description: Two related drawings, the first a finely drawn, finished and signed study of a Winiwayah child seated on the floor and eating from a bowl with a spoon, the second, the preliminary pencil study, from life, for the first, signed and dated '93 and inscribed "Winiwayah child on the Winiwayah lake." The first on sturdy wove paper with a pencil sketch of hunters on skis verso; the second on laid paper folded vertically and horizontally and with a few spots of foxing. The finished drawing was most likely published, but we do not know in which book or journal.