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WINGU TINGIMA
circa 1935-2010

Kuru Ala, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Tjungu Palya cat. no. TPWT06120 verso
180 x 199 cm

PROVENANCE
Tjungu Palya, South Australia
Private Collection

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JOSEPH JURRA
Tjapaltjarri, born circa 1952

The Soakage Site of Ngatkapirritji, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. JJ0501110 verso
183 x 244 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Gabrielle Pizzi Galleries, Melbourne
Private Collection

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JOHN MAWURNDJUL
born 1952

Ngalyod, 1993

natural ochres on eucalyptus tetradonta
bears Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. no.1233 verso
198 x 65 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts and Culture, Northern Territory
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
Private Collection

$150,000 AUD
 

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DANIEL WALBIDI
born 1983

Wirnpa and Sons, 2018

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Short St Gallery cat. no. 840715 verso
180 x 150 cm

PROVENANCE
Short St Gallery, Western Australia
Private Collection

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BILL WHISKEY
Tjapaltjarri, circa 1920-2008

Rockholes near the Olgas, 2007
synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Watiyawanu Artists cat. no. 77-07311 verso
151 x 181 cm

PROVENANCE
Watiyawanu Artists, Northern Territory
John Gordon Gallery, New South Wales
Private Collection

This painting is sold with a Watiyawanu Artists certificate.

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A GROUP OF NINE BALGO PAINTINGS

PATSY MUDJIDELL
Nakamarra, born 1960
Sturt Creek in the Tanami Desert, 1995

SUSIE BOOTJA BOOTJA
Napangarti, circa 1932-2003
Kaningala, South of Yakka Yakka in the Great Sandy Desert, 1995

MATI MUDJIDELL
Napanangka, circa 1935-2002
Mungunla near Billiluna, in the Great Sandy Desert, 1995

MILLIE SKEEN
Nampitjin, circa 1940-1997
Kameradda, in the Great Sandy Desert, 1996

MUNTJA
Nungurrayi, circa 1930-1997
Wandulooma Dreaming in the Great Sandy Desert, 1996

MICHAEL MUTJI
Tjangala, circa 1940-2001
Tunbundja rockhole, in the Great Sandy Desert, 1996

LUCY YUKENBARRI
Napanangka, circa 1934-2003
Purpurnta Soak, in the Great Sandy Desert, 1997

ALAN WINDAROO
Tjakamarra, circa 1920-2003
Lappi in the Tanami Desert, 1995

MINNIE
Napanangka, circa 1930
Kimayi Soak, in the Great Sandy Desert, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen
90 x 60 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
The Laverty Collection, Sydney

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EUBENA
Nampitin, circa 1921-2013

Kinyu, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 114/05 verso
150 x 100 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection

$18,000 AUD
 

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TOMMY MITCHELL
circa 1943-2013

Warlu Rockhole, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 204-05 verso
76.2 x 152.4 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection

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GINGER RILEY
circa 1936-2002

Limmen Bight Country, circa 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Alcaston Gallery cat. no. AK 470 verso
113.5 x 204 cm

PROVENANCE
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection

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IRENE ENTATA
born 1946

Life and Death of Albert Namatjira, 2001

hand built terracotta and underglaze
Hermannsburg Potters
cat. nos. IE541, IE542, IE594
53 x 36 cm; 50 x 29 cm; 44 x 35 cm (3)

PROVENANCE
Hermannsburg Potters Aboriginal
Corporation, Northern Territory
Wright Family Collection, Melbourne

EXHIBITED
Seeing the Centre; The Art of Albert Namatjira 1902-1959, NGV Australia, Ian Potter Centre, Melbourne, 24 May 2003 - 27 July 2003

These pots are sold with Hermannsburg Potters Aboriginal Corporation documentation.

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PADDY BEDFORD
circa 1922-2007

Twenty Mile, 2005

natural earth pigment with synthetic binder on linen
bears Jirrawun Arts cat. no. PB 5 2005.221 verso
122 x 135 cm

PROVENANCE
Jirrawun Arts, Western Australia
The Paddy Bedford Estate

LITERATURE
Russell Storer, Paddy Bedford, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2007, p.157, illustrated

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PADDY BEDFORD
circa 1922-2007

Red Pocket, 2004

natural earth pigment with synthetic binder on composition board
bears Jirrawun Arts cat. no. PBCB32004.15 verso
80 x 100 cm

PROVENANCE
Jirrawun Arts, Western Australia
The Paddy Bedford Estate

LITERATURE
Russell Storer, Paddy Bedford, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2007, p.160, illustrated

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PADDY BEDFORD
circa 1922-2007

Motor Card Yard, 2004

natural earth pigment with synthetic binder on composition board
bears Jirrawun Arts cat. no. PBCB32004.20 verso 80 x 100 cm

PROVENANCE
Jirrawun Arts, Western Australia
The Paddy Bedford Estate

LITERATURE
Russell Storer, Paddy Bedford, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2007, p.161, illustrated

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LOFTY NABARDAYAL
circa 1926-2009

Wolerrke – Rock Kangaroo, 1970

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
53 x 32 cm 

PROVENANCE
Oenpelli, Northern Territory
Private Collection

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LIPUNDJA
circa 1912-1968

Untitled - Mokuy, 1965

natural earth pigments on carved wood
88 cm high

PROVENANCE
Milingimbi Mission, Northern Territory
Private Collection

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JACK MARANBARRA
born 1941

Fish Trap, 2004

cane and twine
Maningrida Arts & Culture cat. no. 85-04
185 cm high

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Palya Art, Melbourne
Private Collection

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CRUSOE GUNINGBAL
circa 1922-1984

Four Mimihs, 1978

carved wood and natural earth pigments with synthetic binders
160 cm; 182 cm; 159 cm; 78 cm high (4)

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Jennifer Hoff, Canberra
Private Collection

Jennifer Hoff worked at the National Gallery of Australia as a lecturer on Aboriginal art in the 1970’s-80’s. Jennifer commissioned these in 1978. 

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JOHN MAWURNDJUL
born 1952 

Billabong at Milmilngkan, 2006

ochre pigments with PVC fixative on stringybark
bears Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. no. 2760-06
152 x 52 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts and Culture, Northern Territory
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection

$68,000 AUD

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KITTY KANTILLA
1928-2003 

Untitled, 2001

natural earth pigments and synthetic binders on linen
bears Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. no. 86-01 verso
72 x 79.5cm

PROVENANCE
Jilamara Arts & Crafts, Northern Territory
Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney
Private Collection

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ROVER THOMAS 
Joolama, circa 1926-1998

Kununurra Bridge, 1987

natural earth pigments and natural binders on canvas
bears Mary Macha cat. no. T4687 verso
61 x 91.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Mary Macha, Perth
Private Collection, Perth
Sotheby’s, Aboriginal Art, Sydney, 29 July 2003, lot 124
Private Collection

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MAKINTI
Napanangka, circa 1930-2011

Untitled – Lupulnga, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. MN0102080 verso
122 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection 

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WALANGKURA
Napanangka, circa 1946-2014

Untitled – Kutungka Napanagka, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. WN0104025 verso
91 x 91 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection

$5,500 AUD

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MAKINTI
Napanangka, circa 1930-2011

Untitled – Lupulnga, 2006;
Untitled – Lupulnga, 2005;
Untitled – Lupulnga, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. nos. verso
91 x 46 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection

$8,000 AUD

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UTA UTA 
Tjangala, 1926-1990

Untitled - Man’s Travelling Dreaming, 1972

synthetic polymer paint on composition board
bears the artist’s name ‘Wuta Wuta Tjangala’ signed verso
91.5 x 13 cm

PROVENANCE
Peter Fannin, Northern Territory
Howard Patrick, Canberra

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LONG JACK PHILLIPUS 
Tjakamarra, born circa 1932

Untitled, 1972

synthetic polymer paint on composition board
bears Stuart Art Centre cat. no. 12041 verso
64 x 45.5 cm 

PROVENANCE
Stuart Art Centre, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne
Sotheby’s, Aboriginal Art, Melbourne, 26 July 2004, lot 204
Private Collection

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MICK NAMARARI
Tjapaltjarri, circa 1926-1998

Untitled, 1972

synthetic powder paint on composition board
62 x 51 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Sydney
Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 25 July 2005, Lot No. 150
Private Collection, Victoria
Aboriginal Fine Art, Lawson-Menzies, Sydney, 23 May 2007, lot 22
Private Collection

$75,000 AUD
 

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LONG JACK PHILLIPUS
Tjakamarra, born 1932

Water Story - Version 7, 1972

synthetic polymer paint on composition board
bears Stuart Art Centre cat. no. 12029 verso
46.5 x 30 cm

PROVENANCE
Stuart Art Centre, Northern Territory
Private Collection, South Australia
Aboriginal Art, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne, 25 March 2009, lot 15
Private Collection

LITERATURE
Geoffrey and James Bardon, Papunya, A Place Made After the Story: The Beginnings of the Western Desert Painting Movement, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2004, p. 173 for an illustration of the original field notes and drawing by Geoffrey Bardon. The annotated field notes depict the pattern variations for running water, waterholes, body paint designs and people (Men) dancing.

$45,000 AUD

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SHORTY LUNGKATA 
Tjungurrayi, 1920-1987

‘Two Roads’: Tingarri and Kangaroo Dreaming at Tjukulanya, 1973

synthetic polymer paint on composition board
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. SL731088 verso
122 x 92 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Margaret Carnegie Collection, Melbourne
Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne
Private Collection

EXHIBITED
Face of the Centre: Papunya Tula Paintings 1971-1984, National Gallery of Victoria, 7 September 1985 - 27 January 1986
Spring Exhibition, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne, 25 October - 16 November 1990, cat. 40

LITERATURE
Anne Marie Brody, Face of the Centre: Papunya Tula Paintings 1971-1984, National Gallery of Victoria, pp. 19-20, cat. 8
Lauraine Diggins, A Myriad of Dreaming, 1989, reference p.48, cat. 45

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KAAPA
Tjampitjinpa, circa 1926-1989

Warlugulong, 1976

synthetic polymer paint on artist board
Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. K761263
90 x 60 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection

$12,000 AUD

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RONNIE 
Tjampitjinpa, born 1943

Tarkulnga, 1987

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. RT870943 verso
121 x 183 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Private Collection

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RONNIE
Tjampitjinpa, born 1943

Kampurarrpa, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. RT0010001 verso
181 x 152.5 cm

PROVENANCE

Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
Private Collection 

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PATRICK OLOODOODI
Tjungurrayi, circa 1943-2018

Puntujtalpa, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. PT0508196 verso
121 x 152 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
Private Collection

$28,000 AUD

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A GROUP OF SIX PAPUNYA TULA ARTISTS PANELS

TJUNKIYA 
Napaltjarri, circa 1928-2009
Untitled – Umari, 2006

NANYMA 
Napangati, born circa 1940
Untitled – Ngaminya, 2006

CHARLIE WALLABI
Tjungurrayi, circa 1935-2009
Untitled – Ngarru, 2006

JOY
Nampitjinpa, born circa 1962
Untitled – Ngutjul, 2006

MONICA 
Napaltjarri, born circa 1960
Untitled – Marrapinti, 2006

BRENDA
Napaltjarri, born 1958
Untitled – Mitukatjirri, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. nos. verso
87 x 28 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory 
Private Collection

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IAN ABDULLA
circa 1947-2011

Untitled – This white man came in to the church, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
115 x 137 cm

PROVENANCE
Tony Bond Aboriginal Art, Adelaide
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
Private Collection

EXHIBITED 
The 27th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 13 August - 7 November 2010

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