JUPURR JILA, 1997

The Laverty Collection - Part III
Sydney
5 April 2017
97

PAJI HONEYCHILD YANKARR

(1914 – 2004)
JUPURR JILA, 1997

synthetic polymer paint on paper

75.5 x 106.0 cm

signed verso: Honey Child
bears inscription verso: artist’s name, date and Mangkaja Arts cat. WP 145/97

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,000
Provenance

Mangkaja Arts, Fitzroy Crossing
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, acquired from the above in August 2003

Catalogue text

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Mangkaja Arts, Fitzroy Crossing that states: ‘This is my mother and my father’s country called Jupurr. There is a cave here with the jila (living water) inside. There is good yellow ochre here. We used to camp here in the hot weather time. There is always water here in this place’