DHALWANU, c.2001

The Laverty Collection - Part III
Sydney
5 April 2017
40

GAWIRRIN GUMANA

born 1935
DHALWANU, c.2001

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

157.0 x 102.0 cm

signed verso: Gawirriny / Gangan
bears inscription verso: artist’s name, Buku-Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 2039X (sic) and cat. 060/GAN

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Provenance

Buku-Larrngay Mulka Arts, Yirrkala
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, acquired from the above in February 2002

Exhibited

Telstra presents The 18th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award 2001, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 15 September 2001 – 6 January 2002, cat. 5 (illus. 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, p. 304 (illus.)

Catalogue text

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Buku-Larrngay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala