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Parr

 (1893 - 1969)
Parr was active/lived in Quebec, British Columbia / Canada.  Parr is known for Inuit etching, painting, drawing.

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Parr


Parr (1893 - 1969)

An important Inuit draftsman and printmaker, Parr (aka: E71022, aka: < ) was born on the southern coast of Baffin Island, Canada and died in Cape Dorset (a village on Baffin Island) where he had lived since about 1961. He is the subject of an illustrated entry in the Canadian Encyclopedia; his works have been included in numerous major exhibitions; and examples of his drawings and prints are in the permanent collections of several important museums including the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa), the British Museum (London), and the Museum of Modern Art (New York City). (1)(2)

Parr's mediums were graphite, colored pencil, felt-tip pen, wax crayon, oil pastel, charcoal, stonecut print*, stencil pr  ...  Displaying 750 of 13476 characters.



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Photo courtesy of “Inunnit: The Art of the Canadian Eskimo” (see books).




About  Parr

Born:  1893 - Baffin Island, Canada
Died:   1969 - Cape Dorset, Baffin Island, Canada
Known for:  Inuit etching, painting, drawing