WILATARNPALPAR, 1990

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

(1924 - 2000)
WILATARNPALPAR, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

120.0 x 85.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 139/90

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $45,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 38 - 8 March 2015, Sydney
Provenance

Warlayirti Artists, Balgo Hills
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
Private collection, Melbourne
Sotheby's, Melbourne, 30 June 1997, lot 74
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney

Exhibited

Eubena Nampitjin and Wimmitji Tjapangati, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 1990
Ngurra Kutu (Going Home), a tribute to Turkey Tolson, Yiribana Gallery at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, September 2001 – June 2002

Literature

Beyond Sacred: Recent Painting from Australia's Remote Aboriginal Communities: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2008, p. 115 (illus.)
Beyond Sacred: Australian Aboriginal Art: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, edition II, Kleimeyer Industries Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 2011, p. 127 (illus.)

Catalogue text

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
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