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PUDLAT, Pudlo (1916 - 1992), Painter, printmaker, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PUDLAT, Pudlo (1916 - 1992), Painter, printmaker, sculptor

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born 1916; died 1992.

Painter, printmaker, sculptor.

Pudlo Pudlat was one of the best known Inuit artists. He was a hunter on the south-west coast of Baffin Island until the early 1960s when, after suffering tuberculosis, he began to make prints with the West Baffin Island Eskimo Co-operative at Cape Dorset. Pudlo (known mainly by his first name) produced more than 4,500 drawings,

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