SOAK, 2003

The Laverty Collection - Part III
Sydney
5 April 2017
150

WILLY BILLABONG

(1930 – 2005)
SOAK, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

88.0 x 88.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Yarliyil Arts cat. 2003/192

Estimate: 
$800 – 1,200
Provenance

Yarliyil Arts, Halls Creek
Artplace, Perth
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, acquired from the above in April 2004

Exhibited

This is country, Artplace, Perth, 7 April – 2 May 2004, cat. 11 (label attached verso)
Paintings from Remote Communities: Indigenous Australian Art from the Laverty Collection, Sydney, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand, 15 December 2007 – 24 February 2008; then touring to: Newcastle Region Art Gallery, New South Wales, 5 July – 31 August 2008

Literature

Beyond Sacred: Recent Painting from Australia’s Remote Aboriginal Communities: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2008, p. 196 (illus.)

Catalogue text

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Artplace, Perth