YARRNYIRLI, 1994

The Laverty Collection - Part III
Sydney
5 April 2017
98

PAJI HONEYCHILD YANKARR

(1914 – 2004)
YARRNYIRLI, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on paper

75.0 x 105.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Mangkaja Arts cat. WP 128/94

Estimate: 
$1,800 – 2,500
Provenance

Mangkaja Arts, Fitzroy Crossing
Durack Gallery, Broome
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, acquired from the above in September 1998

Catalogue text

This work is accompanied by notes from Mangkaja Arts, Fitzroy Crossing that states: ‘This is my country in the Great Sandy Desert. This place is called yarrnyili. There is living water here. The jila (permanent waterhole) is surrounded by high jilji (sandhills).’