MEN'S CEREMONY, 1971

Beyond Sacred: Aboriginal Art, The Laverty Collection
Sydney
8 March 2015
91

ANATJARI NO. III TJAKAMARRA

(c.1938 - 1992)
MEN'S CEREMONY, 1971

synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board

45.0 x 46.0 cm

annotated diagram attached verso

Estimate: 
$50,000 - 70,000
Sold for $60,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 38 - 8 March 2015, Sydney
Provenance

Geoffrey Bardon and James Bardon, Papunya
Aboriginal and Pacific Arts, Sydney
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, purchased in September 1999

Exhibited

The Bardon Collection – Early Papunya Paintings, Gabriella Roy, Cremorne Point, Sydney, date uncertain, cat. 2
A Century of Collecting 1901-2001, curated by Nick Waterlow, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, 29 March – 28 April 2001

Literature

Bardon, G., and Bardon, J., Papunya: A Place Made After the Story – The Beginnings of the Western Desert Painting Movement, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2004, painting 354, p. 398 (illus.)

Catalogue text

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
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