MIDDAY SPINE – BASH, NOEMFOOR ISLAND, DUTCH NEW GUINEA, 1945

Important Australian and International Fine Art + Important Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
91

ERIC THAKE

(1904 – 1982)
MIDDAY SPINE – BASH, NOEMFOOR ISLAND, DUTCH NEW GUINEA, 1945

pencil and ink on paper

28.0 x 30.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Eric Thake 1945
signed, dated and inscribed with title verso: MIDDAY SPINE-BASH / BASIL RUMBLE / COL. FITZGERALD / BILL STEPHENSON + / BUNNY LINWOOD’S TENT / TAF. RAAF / NOEMFOOR ISLAND / 6. 2 . 1945 / ERIC THAKE

Estimate: 
$1,500 – 2,000
Provenance

Private collection
McKenzies Auctioneers, Perth, 18 July 2017, lot 72
Company collection, Sydney