BARRAMUNDI DREAMING, 1984

Beyond Sacred: Aboriginal Art, The Laverty Collection
Sydney
8 March 2015
29

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

(c.1926 - 1998)
BARRAMUNDI DREAMING, 1984

natural earth pigments with bush gum on plywood

69.0 x 113.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$60,000 - 80,000
Sold for $90,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 38 - 8 March 2015, Sydney
Provenance

Mary Macha, Subiaco, Perth
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, purchased in December 1993

Exhibited

A Century of Collecting 1901>2001, curated by Nick Waterlow, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, 29 March – 28 April 2001
Remembering Forward: Australian Aboriginal Painting since 1960 / Malerei Der Australischen Aborigines seit 1960, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, 20 November 2010 – 20 March 2011, cat. 20 (illus. p. 59 in exhibition catalogue)

Literature

Beyond Sacred: Recent Painting from Australia's Remote Aboriginal Communities: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2008, pp. 204–205 (illus.)
Beyond Sacred: Australian Aboriginal Art: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, edition II, Kleimeyer Industries Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 2011, pp. 216–217 (illus.)

Catalogue text

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
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