NEW WORKS – 50K – THE PURPLE HOUSE PROJECT

Raising $50,000 to get the new Purple House dialysis unit at Papunya up and running - 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these artworks will go towards this cause.


DORIS BUSH NUNGARRAYI
born circa 1942 

Papa Tjukurrpa – Nyunmanu, 2010 

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Papunya Tjupi Arts cat. no. 017-10 verso
122 x 91 cm 

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tjupi Arts, via Alice Springs
Private Collection, Melbourne

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tjupi Arts certificate.

$2,400
 

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DORIS BUSH NUNGARRAYI
born circa 1942

Tjurrpinyi (swimming at Ikuntji), 2017

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Papunya Tjupi Arts cat. no. 346-17 verso
153 x 122cm 

PROVENANCE
Gift of Papunya Tjupi Arts, via Alice Springs

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tjupi Arts certificate.

SOLD
 

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TILAU NANGALA
born 1933

Mikantji, 2017

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tjupi Arts cat. no. 346-17 verso
152 x 122 cm 

PROVENANCE
Gift of Papunya Tjupi Arts, via Alice Springs 

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tjupi Arts certificate.

$4,200
 

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KEN THAIDAY SENIOR
born 1950

Beizam, Shark Dance Mask, 1991

plywood, PVC, metal, enamel paint, rope, glass eyes, cockatoo feathers and down
81 x 25 x 55 cm

PROVENANCE
Private collection, Queensland, acquired directly from the artist
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s Australia, Sydney, 28 July 2003, lot 185
Private Collection
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art Auction, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne, 25 May 2016, lot 162
Dennis Scholl, United States of America

SOLD
 

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KAYE LINDJUWANGA
born 1956

Wak Wak, 2006

etching on paper
numbered 9/20, titled and signed ‘KAYE’ lower right
24.5 x 20 cm 

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney

This painting is sold with a Maningrida Arts & Culture certificate.

SOLD
 

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JOHN MAWURNDJUL
born 1952

Billabong at Milmilgnkan, 2006

etching on paper
numbered 9/20, titled and signed ‘JOHNNY’ lower right
24.5 x 20 cm 

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney

This painting is sold with a Maningrida Arts & Culture certificate.

SOLD


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TERRY NGAMANDARRA
born 1952

Mudjurbuda, 1990

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears Maningrida Arts & Culture cat. no. NAMAN 52 verso
64 x 31 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
Tandanya Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1990

This painting is sold with a Maningrida Arts & Culture certificate.

$600
 

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TERRY NGAMANDARRA
born 1952

Balpernarda, 1990

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears Maningrida Arts & Culture cat. no. NAMAN 51 verso
87 x 41 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
Tandanya Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1990

This painting is sold with a Maningrida Arts & Culture certificate.

SOLD
 

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RUARK LEWIS
born 1960

W E A V E 04102017.2, 2017

oil on canvas board
50 x 60 cm

PROVENANCE
A Gift of the Artist

SOLD
 

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PETER SIDDICK
Hermannsburg Region

Untitled, 1988

synthetic polymer paint on artist board
71 x 56 cm

PROVENANCE
Margaret Carnegie, Melbourne
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

$800
 

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NINA PURUNTATAMERI
born 1971

Yingarti, Wild Honey, 2006

natural earth pigments on linen
bears Manupi Arts and Crafts cat. no. 320-06 verso
80 x 51 cm

PROVENANCE
Manupi Arts and Crafts, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne

$1,200
 

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Western Arnhem Land

Namarrkon (Lightning Spirit), circa 1960 

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears unidentified cat. no. 40 and inscription ‘Medican’ verso
55 x 20 cm 

PROVENANCE
Painted in the Oenpelli region, Northern Territory
Private Collection
Charles Nodrum, Melbourne

EXHIBITED
Bark + Ironwood, Charles Nodrum Gallery, 5 - 26 November 2016

$1,200
 

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JIMMY MIDJAW-MIDJAW
1897-1985

Male Kangaroo, 1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears artist’s name ‘Mijaumijau’ verso
93 x 50 cm

PROVENANCE
Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 24 July 2007, lot 81
Private Collection, Melbourne

SOLD
 

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LOFTY BARDAYAL NADJAMERREK
1926-2009

Brolga Dreaming, 1995

natural earth pigments on paper
76.2 x 101.6 cm

PROVENANCE
Christies, London
John W. Kluge, United States of America
Aboriginal Art from the Collection of John W. Kluge; The Paul Greenburg Collection,
Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne, 6 June 2012, lot 44

Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

SOLD
 

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PADDY CARROLL TJUNGURRAYI
1927-2002

Mungapuntju, 1979

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. PC790739 verso
91 x 121.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
John Kean, Melbourne

Accompanied by original notes and a 1979 pen and ink drawing of the painting on a PTA certificate by John Kean, art adviser at Papunya 1977-1979.

EXHIBITION
‘Private Collections’, Centre for Contemporary Art, Adelaide, 1992. 

SOLD
 

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JOHN TJAPALTJARRI
circa 1940-1999

Tingari Story at the site
of Lampintja,
1987

synthetic polymer paint on composition board
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. JT870938 verso
40 x 30 cm 

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Vivien Johnson, Sydney

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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KAWAYI NAMPITJINPA
1948-2014

Untitled, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. KN0807012 verso
46 x 38 cm 

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

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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KAWAYI NAMPITJINPA
1948-2014

Untitled, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. KN1109048 verso

38 x 46 cm 

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

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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NAATA NUNGURRAYI
born 1932

Untitled, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. NN0104002 verso
91 x 61 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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WALANGKURA NAPANANGKA
1946-2014

Tjukurla, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat.
no. WN0408239 verso
91 x 61 cm 

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Petronella Vaarzon-Morel, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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MARK YOUNG
born 1959

Object of Lustre, 2016

handbuilt ceramic overfired with on-glaze and gold lusters
34 cm high, 27 cm wide

PROVENANCE
A Gift of the Artist

$1,800
 

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PUNTJINA MONICA WATSON
born 1940

Untitled, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Ninuku Arts cat. no. PW09263 verso
62.5 x 57.2 cm

PROVENANCE
Ninuku Arts, Alice Springs
Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Northern Territory
John Cruthers, Sydney, acquired from the above in 2010

This painting is sold with a Ninuku Arts certificate.

$1,200
 

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HARRY TJUTJUNA
born 1930

Kungku Tjuta, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Ninuku Arts cat. no. NKHT10018 verso
62 x 42 cm

PROVENANCE
Ninuku Arts, via Alice Springs
Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney
John Cruthers, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Ninuku Arts certificate.

$1,000
 

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ANGELINA NGAL
born 1947

Aharlper Country, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Lauraine Diggins Fine Art cat. no. 270324 verso
200 x 121 cm

PROVENANCE
The Artist, North Eastern Central Australia, Northern Territory
Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne

$14,500
 

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MAVIS MARKS NAMPITJIMPA
born 1945

Kalipinpa, Water Dreaming, 2015

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Ikuntji Artists cat. no. 15-MN107 verso
80 x 40cm 

PROVENANCE
Ikuntji Artists, via Alice Springs
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

SOLD
 

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SHORTY JANGALA ROBERTSON
1930-2014

Ngapa Jukurrpa - Puyurru, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Warlukurlangu Artists cat. no. 4065/09 verso
183 x 61 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlukurlangu Artists of Yuendumu, via -Alice Springs
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Warlukurlangu Artists certificate.

$2,000
 

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MAXIE TJAMPITJIMPA
1945-1997

Hair String Story, circa 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears artists name and title verso
61 x 91 cm 

PROVENANCE
Arunta Art Gallery & Book Shop, Alice Springs
Private Collection
Western Desert Dialysis Appeal, Art Gallery of New South Wales
Petronella Vaarzon-Morel, Sydney, acquired from the above in 2000

This painting is sold with Gallery documentation.

$1,800
 

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LONG JACK PHILLIPUS TJAKAMARRA
born 1932

Untitled (Water Dreaming), 1988

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Community Council cat. no. LJT8896071 verso
120 x 61cm 

PROVENANCE
Papunya Community Council Inc. Arts & Crafts, via Alice Springs
Private Collection , Sydney

SOLD
 

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Three Early Throwing Clubs
early-mid nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood
68 cm; 71 cm; 68 cm high (3)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
D’Lan Davidson, Melbourne

$1,800
 

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DENNIS NELSON TJAKAMARRA
born 1962

Tjikarri, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
92 x 41 cm 

PROVENANCE
Warumpi Arts, Northern Territory
Gift of Papunya Tjupi Arts 

$750
 

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GLADYS NAPANANGKA
circa 1932-2005

Kunatjarri Ceremony, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. GN890517 verso
122 x 90 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Private Collection, Alice Springs

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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JOHNNY WARANGKULA TJUPURRULA
circa 1932-2001

Kalipinypa 1999 and Tjikarri, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warumpi Arts cat. nos. JW99237 and JW99882 verso
61.5 x 61.5 cm; 66 x 66.5 cm (2)

PROVENANCE
Warumpi Arts, Northern Territory
Gift of Papunya Tjupi Arts

$7,000 (pair)
 

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MARTIN TJAMPITJINPA
1965-2007

Tarkul, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. MT0504118 verso
46 x 38 cm 

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Private Collection, Alice Springs

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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LORNA BROWN NAPANANGKA
born 1961

Warren Creek, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat.
no. LB0610088 verso
106.5 x 28 cm 

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Private Collection, Alice Springs

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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MAISIE NIKIRIYA RENNIE NAPALJARRI
circa 1938-1999

Budgerigar Dreaming, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warnayaka Art cat. no. #775 verso
90 x 60 cm 

PROVENANCE
Warnayaka Arts, Lajamanu, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Sydney

SOLD
 

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JUDY WATSON NAPANGARDI
circa 1925-2016

Mina Mina Jukurrpa, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Warlukurlangu Artists cat. no. 976/04 verso
122 x 46 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlukurlangu Artists of Yuendumu, via Alice Springs
Private Collection, Alice Springs

This painting is sold with a Warlukurlangu Artists certificate.

SOLD
 

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ADRIAN KING
born 1974

Playing Money, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Alcaston Gallery cat. no. AK12013 verso
84 x 121 cm

PROVENANCE
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2001

SOLD
 

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JANICE KNGWARREYE
born 1958

Untitled, 1990

synthetic polymer on linen
bears Alcaston Gallery, cat. no. AK506 verso
91 x 91 cm

PROVENANCE
CAAMA (Rodney Gooch), Alice Springs
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1990

$1,200
 

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FATIMA KANTILLA
1971-2000

Children’s Story, circa 1995

synthetic polymer paint on paper
79 x 106 cm

PROVENANCE
Munupi Arts, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne

SOLD
 

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