NEW WORKS – NOVEMBER 2018


BUTCHER JOE NANGAN
circa 1902-1989

A Suite of Fifteen Drawings, 1981

pencil and watercolour on paper
Various Sizes - 20.5 x 23.5 cm – 22.5 x 38 cm (15)

PROVENANCE
Mary Macha, Perth
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in the 1980s

SOLD

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MAGGIE WATSON
1921-2004

Yarla Jukurrpa - Bush Potato Dreaming, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlukurlangu Artists cat. no. 164/90 verso
91 x 91 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlukurlangu Artists, Yuendumu, Northern Territory
Private Collection
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby's, Sydney, 20 October 2008, lot 128
Sims Dickson Collection, New South Wales 

EXHIBITED
Strong Women Strong Painting Strong Culture, touring Australia 2011 - 2017, at Cessnock Regional Art Gallery, Casula Powerhouse Sydney, Hurstville City Gallery, Orange Regional Gallery, Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, Muswellbrook Arts Centre, Newcastle University Art Gallery, Tandanya National Centre for Indigenous Culture, Warrnambool Art Gallery, La Trobe Regional Art Gallery, Tamworth Regional Art Gallery, University of Queensland Anthropology Museum, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, Western Plains Cultural Centre Dubbo

HOLD

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JACK BRITTEN
circa 1925-2002

Untitled - Blue Tongue Lizard Tracks, circa 1993

natural pigments pigments on linen
bears Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. no. AP0047 & S7 verso
60 x 80 cm

PROVENANCE
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Western Australia
Chapman Gallery, Canberra
The Alan Boxer Collection, Canberra
The Alan Boxer Collection of Australian Indigenous Art, Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne, 17 March 2015, lot 98
Private Collection, Melbourne

EXHIBITED
Crossing Cultures: Art from the Boxer Collection, Drill Hall, Canberra, May - June 2000, cat. no. 7

$2,800 AUD

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MILLIE SKEEN
circa 1932-1997

Kameradda, in the Great Sandy Desert, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 635/96 verso
88 x 59 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Melbourne
Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 23 November 2008, lot 134
Sims Dickson Collection, New South Wales 

EXHIBITED 
Strong Women Strong Painting Strong Culture, touring Australia 2011 - 2017, at Cessnock Regional Art Gallery, Casula Powerhouse Sydney, Hurstville City Gallery, Orange Regional Gallery, Hawkesbury Regional Art Gallery, Muswellbrook Arts Centre, Newcastle University Art Gallery, Tandanya National Centre for Indigenous Culture, Warrnambool Art Gallery, La Trobe Regional Art Gallery, Tamworth Regional Art Gallery, University of Queensland Anthropology Museum, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, Western Plains Cultural Centre Dubbo

$8,000 AUD

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QUEENIE McKENZIE
1916-1998

Untited, circa 1996

natural earth pigments on canvas
bears Ochre Gallery stamp verso
101 x 137 cm

PROVENANCE
Ochre Gallery, Melbourne
Dr Paul Sutherland, Sydney
Australian Indigenous Art, Mossgreen Auctions, Sydney, 16 May 2017, lot 137 
Private Collection, Melbourne

$12,000 AUD

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PADDY BEDFORD
circa 1922 – 2007

Untitled, 1998

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on composition board
102 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Jirrawun Arts, Western Australia
Private collection, New South Wales

This painting is one of the first works painted by the artist for the Jirrawun Arts group of Gija painters.

$20,000 AUD

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NAATA
born 1932

Untitled, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. NN981129 verso
46 x 38 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
The Alan Boxer Collection, Canberra
The Alan Boxer Collection of Australian Indigenous Art, Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne, 17 March 2015, lot 161
Private Collection, Melbourne

SOLD

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PINCHER TALUNGA
born circa 1937

Yuwul, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Karen Brown Gallery cat. no. KB1120 / P0357 verso
82.4 x 50 cm

PROVENANCE
Karen Brown, Darwin
Private Collection, Melbourne

$6,000 AUD

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MAKINTI
circa 1930-2001

Lupulnga, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. MN0208152 verso
91 x 91 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Northern Territory

$9,600 AUD
 

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NAATA
circa 1932

Marrapinti, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. NN0310337 verso
107 x 91 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Northern Territory 

$9,600 AUD

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BAI BAI
born circa 1936

Tjawa Tjawa, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 709/03 verso
90 x 60 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Northern Territory

SOLD

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KATHLEEN PADDOON
born 1938
Nakarra Nakarra, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 1136/03 verso
150 x 75 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Northern Territory

SOLD

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PADDY BEDFORD
1922-2007

Untitled, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on artist board
bears Jirrawun Artists cat. no. PB WB 2003 68 verso
50 x 70 cm

PROVENANCE
Jirrawun Arts, Western Australia
William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
Private Collection, Sydney

LITERATURE
Linda Michael, Paddy Bedford, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2006, p.169

SOLD

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WEAVER JACK
circa 1928-2010

Nannarri, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Short Street Gallery cat. no. 2990 verso
168 x 106 cm

PROVENANCE
Short Street Gallery, Broome
William Mora Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne
Australian, Indigenous & Oceanic Art, Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne, 21 July 2015, lot 82 
Private Collection, Melbourne

$6,000 AUD


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WENTJA
born circa 1945

Blue Tongue Lizard looking for food around Big Country, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Watiyawanu Artists cat. no. 10-058267 verso
120 x 180 cm 

PROVENANCE
Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrungu (Mt Liebig), Northern Territory 
The Thomas Vroom Collection, The Netherlands
The Collections of Amina and Franco Belgiorno-Nettis and Thomas Vroom, Bonhams, Sydney, 07 June 2016, lot 138
Private Collection Melbourne

$12,000 AUD

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EUBENA
1921-2013

Kinyu, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. 664/05 verso
150 x 100 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private collection, Sydney

$10,000 AUD

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BOXER MILNER
circa 1934-2008

Purkitji, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 1119/05 verso
100 x 50 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Short St Gallery, Western Australia
Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne

SOLD

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BROOK ANDREW
born 1970

Mundine Test- Gold & Black, 2005

inkjet screen print
signed, dated, titled and numbered ‘2’ of 2 lower left
52 x 87.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Stills Gallery, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney

$5,500 AUD

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BROOK ANDREW
born 1970

Frontier Lights - 'Hope and Peace' series, 2005

screenprint and collage on paper with graphite and diamond crust
signed, dated, titled and numbered ‘7’ of 7 lower left
99.5 x 107 cm

PROVENANCE
Stills Gallery, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney

$7,000 AUD

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SALLY GABORI
circa 1924-2015

Balarrid, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Mornington Island cat. no. 584-0-50-1005 verso
91 x 212 cm

PROVENANCE
Mornington Island Arts & Crafts, Queensland
Art Mob, Tasmania
Private Collection, Melbourne

SOLD

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BILL WHISKEY
circa 1920-2008

Rockholes and Country Near Uluru, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Watiyawanu Artists cat. no. 81-0614 verso
125 x 150 cm

PROVENANCE
Watiyawanu Artists, Mount Leibig
Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
Private collection, Sydney
Private Collection, Melbourne

$18,000 AUD

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BOB GIBSON
born 1974

Kulkurda, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Tjarlirli Artists cat. no. 07-589 verso
76 x 50.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Tjarlirli Artists, Western Australia
Birrung Gallery, Sydney
Sims Dickson Collection, New South Wales 

$2,800 AUD

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TJAPARTJI BATES 
circa 1932-2016

Wirlurapl, 2008 

synthetic polymer paint on linen 
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. verso
101 x 152 cm 

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Artists, Western Australia
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne 
Private Collection, Sydney  

EXHIBITED
Warakurna: Kaparli Tjamu Nintipungku (This is the deep knowledge our old people gave us), Alcaston Gallery, 2008 

$7,700 AUD

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JAKAYU BILJABU
born circa 1937

Wikirri, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Martumilli Artists number 08-147 verso
122.0 x 107.0 cm

PROVENANCE
Martumilli Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD

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BUTCHER CHEREL
circa 1920-2009

Girndi, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on arches paper
bears Mangkaja Arts cat. no. 182/08 verso
51 x 64 cm

PROVENANCE
Raft Artspace, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Sydney

$5,000 AUD

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SYLVIA KEN
born 1965

Seven Sisters, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Tjala Arts cat. no. 362-09 verso
152.5 x 122 cm 

PROVENANCE
Tjala Arts, South Australia
Ros Marshall, Adelaide
Private Collection, Melbourne

SOLD

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TOMMY MITCHELL
1943-2013 

Wakalpuka, 2010 

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 211-10 verso
38.1 x 30.5 cm 

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Artists, Northern Territory
Sims Dickson Collection, New South Wales 

$1,100 AUD

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TREVOR NICKOLLS
1949-2012

Kangaroo in Flight, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Australian & International Arts cat. no. 10-207 verso
61.3 x 121.8 cm

PROVENANCE
Australian & International Arts, Adelaide
Private Collection, Adelaide
Indigenous & Oceanic Art, Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne, 21 July 2015, lot 77 
Private Collection, Melbourne

$8,000 AUD

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MILATJARI PUMANI
born 1928

Ngura Walytja, Antara, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Mimili Maku Arts cat. no. 545-2011 verso
100 x 100 cm

PROVENANCE
Mimili Maku Arts, Northern Territory
Raft Artspace, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne

$4,500 AUD

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RAY KEN
born circa 1940

Tali – Sand Dune, 2015

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Tjala Arts cat. no. 177-15 verso
122 x 152.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Tjala Arts, South Australia
Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney

$7,000 AUD

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