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#29 TOP TEN SALES FOR 2017


1
SHORTY LUNGKATA TJUNGURRAYI, 1920-1987
Dingo Dreaming, 1972
synthetic polymer paint on composition board
56.5 x 53 cm
Sold for the second highest secondary market artist price. 

The wall of boards by Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi at Tjukurrtjanu, Musee du quai Branly, Paris
Photo courtesy of NGV International.


2
JOHN TJAKAMARRA
, 1926-1998
Untitled (Man’s Dreaming), 1971
synthetic polymer paint on composition board
50 x 50.5 cm
Sold for a record secondary market artist price. 

Entrance wall at Musée du qui Branly at night featuring John Tjakamarra's work Man Dreaming, 1972
Photo courtesy of NGV International.


 

3
EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE, 
1910-1996
Kame Colour 111, 1995
synthetic polymer paint on linen
151 x 90 cm


 

4
An Early Broad Shield
, mid nineteenth century
New South Wales
carved wood, resin and remnant natural earth pigments
98.5 cm high


5
YUKULTJI NAPANGATI, born 1970
Untitled, 2015
synthetic polymer paint on linen
183 x 244 cm
Sold for a record secondary market artist price. 


6
GORDON BENNETT, 1955-2014
Men with Weapons (Corridor), 1994
synthetic polymer paint on linen
89 x 232 cm (overall)
Sold for the fifth highest secondary market artist price. 


 

7
KAAPA TJAMPITJINPA
, 1920-1989
Budgerigar Dreaming, 1972
synthetic polymer paint on composition board
50.5 x 25 cm


8
DANIEL WALBIDI
, born 1983
Wirnpa, 2017
synthetic polymer paint on linen
150 x 180 cm
Sold for the second highest secondary market artist price. 


9
BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI
, 1920-2008
Rockholes Near the Olgas, 2008
synthetic polymer paint on linen
183 x 270 cm


10
PRINCE OF WALES
, 1935-2002
Body Marks, 2002
sold for the fourth highest secondary market artist price.*

 



*when compared to the realised auction prices listed at aasd.com.au


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