AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS ART


ANGELINA GEORGE
1937-2014

Far Away Places, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Karen Brown Gallery cat. no. KB3363 verso
160 x 120 cm

PROVENANCE
Karen Brown Gallery, Darwin
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with documentation from Karen Brown Gallery.

$12,000 AUD
 

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BILLY THOMAS
born 1920

Warla, 2001

natural earth pigments on canvas
bears Red Rock Art Gallery cat. no. KP1392 verso
100 x 140 cm

PROVENANCE
Red Rock Art Gallery, Western Australia
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with documentation from Red Rock Art Gallery.

$15,000 AUD
 

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ROVER THOMAS (ASSISTED BY RUSTY PETERS)
1926-1998

Bamarr (Blue Tongue Lizard Dreaming), 1992

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas
bears Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. no. AP3702 verso
120 x 90 cm

PROVENANCE
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Western Australia
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Waringarri Aboriginal Arts certificate.

$50,000 AUD
 

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RONNIE TJAMPITJIMPA
born 1943

Body Design, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. RT941103 verso
182 x 91 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a certificate from Papunya Tula Artists.

$10,000 AUD
 

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SUNFLY TJAMPITJIN
1916-1996

Mawukupanta (Lake Mackay), 1992

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 213/92 verso
100 x 50 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s Australia, Melbourne, 31 July 2006, lot 103
Private Collection, Sydney

This painting is sold with a certificate from Warlayirti Artists.

$12,000 AUD
 

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CORY SURPRISE
1929-2011

Untitled, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on paper behind glass
bears Mankaja Artists cat. no. verso
36.5 x 75 cm

PROVENANCE
Mankaja Artists, Western Australia
Raft Artspace, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne

$1,800 AUD
 

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BUTCHER CHEREL
1920-2009

Untitled, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on paper behind glass
bears Mankaja Artists cat. no. verso
151 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Mankaja Artists, Western Australia
Raft Artspace, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne

$3,500
 

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MYRA COOK
born 1932

Lirrun, 2012

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 572-12 verso
51 x 51 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

$1,600 AUD
 

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RACHEL JENNINGS
born

Kapi Pirni, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 408-09 verso
76 x 30.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

$850 AUD
 

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JOHN MAWURNDJUL
born 1952

Dadbe Dolhmeg, 1999

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears Maningrida Arts & Culture cat. no. 2089 1999BP verso
80 x 62 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with Maningrida Arts & Culture documentation attached.

$25,000
 

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IVAN NAMIRRKKI
born 1961

Mikiling Site, 2003

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears Maningrida Arts & Culture cat. no. 1917-03 verso
80 x 62 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with Maningrida Arts & Culture documentation attached.

$5,500 AUD
 

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DJAMBAWA MARAWILI
born 1952

Mundukul (electric), 2005

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears Yirrkala cat. no. 243OE verso
78 x 38 cm

PROVENANCE

Buku Larrngay Mulka (Yirrkala), Northern Territory
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with Yirrkala documentation attached.

$2,200 AUD
 

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PADDY FORDHAM
1930-2006

Untitled, circa 1970

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears unknown cat. no. 21 and 2007 verso
73 x 30 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Queensland

$2,200 AUD
 

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PADDY FORDHAM
1930-2006

Mimi Hunting (brown snake), 1985

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears unknown cat. no. 1103 verso
62 x 29.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Queensland

This painting is sold with extensive documentation attached.

$1,400 AUD
 

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Warrabri Region, Northern Territory

Coolamon and Shield, circa 1940s

carved wood and synthetic polymer paint
76 cm; 66 cm high (2)

PROVENANCE
Bernadette Pash, Northern Territory, collected in 1956
Private Collection, by descent from the above
Private Collection, Adelaide, acquired from the above

Bernadette Pash taught at the Warrabri Sttelement mission school from 1954 to 1956. The artefacts were presented to her by the head man of the Warumungu when she left the mission.

$6,000
 

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PATRICK OLOODOODI (TJUNGURRAYI)
born 1943

Wirrilpinya, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. PT0803184 verso
122 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

$8,800
 

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DAVID DOWNS
1925–1995

Untitled, 1987

synthetic polymer and natural earth pigment on canvas
bears artist's name, date and provenance details verso
153 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Duncan Kentish, Western Australia
Hogarth Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney

$6,000
 

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KENNY WILLIAMS
born 1950

Yunala, 1988

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. KW880595 verso
162 x 45 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Sydney

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads:
'The painting depicts designs associated with the secret-sacred Tingari site of Yunala, to the south-west of the Kintore Community.
The central design represents a stone at the site.  The roundels at either end show the camps of men who were trying to pull one another back and forth but did not succeed, each group remaining at their own camp. 
Because of the secret nature of the ceremonies associated with this site, no further details was given.'

$9,000
 

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BOXER MILNER
1934–2008

Purkitji, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 22/06 verso
180 x 80 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation, Western Australia
Utopia Art, Sydney
Private Collection, acquired from the above

$14,000
 

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EUBENA NAMPITJIN
1921–2013

Wati Kutjarra, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on canvasbears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 151/01 verso
150 x 75 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation, Western Australia
Utopia Art, Sydney
Private Collection, acquired from the above

$15,000
 

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PATRICK OLOODOODI
born 1943

Rain Dreaming, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linenbears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. PT9908161 verso
122 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula certificate.

$9,600
 

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