Auction Results

Prices include buyer's premium.

Auction total
$2,361,676
83% sold by volume
100% sold by value


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Lot 1
$51,240
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
1

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
BILLABONG AT MILMILNGKAN, 2006

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

154.0 x 52.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$45,000 – 65,000
Sold for $51,240 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 2
$48,800
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
2

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

(1902 – 1959)
THE GHOST GUM OF PALM VALLEY, c.1943

watercolour and pencil on card

38.5 x 27.0 cm

signed lower right: ALBERT NAMATJIRA

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 3
$36,600
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
3

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

(1902 – 1959)
GHOST GUM AND VALLEY, MACDONNELL RANGES, c.1950

watercolour on paper

37.5 x 27.5 cm

signed lower right: ALBERT NAMATJIRA
bears inscription verso: 20

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $36,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 4
$42,700
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
4

LONG JACK PHILLIPUS TJAKAMARRA

born c.1932
WATER STORY (VERSION 7), 1972

synthetic polymer powder paint and PVA on composition board

46.5 x 30.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 50,000
Sold for $42,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 5
$61,000
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
5

CHARLIE WARD TJAKAMARRA

(c.1940 – 2005)
STORY OF TWO OLD MEN, 1972

synthetic polymer powder paint and PVA on composition board

46.0 x 29.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
Sold for $61,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 6
$73,200
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
6

MICK NAMARARI TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1926 – 1998)
UNTITLED, 1972

synthetic powder paint on composition board

62.0 x 51.0 cm

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
Sold for $73,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 7
$48,800
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
7

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1920 – 2008)
ROCKHOLES NEAR THE OLGAS, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 183.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Watiyawanu cat. AEBWT77-08479PG

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $48,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 8
$317,200
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
8

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
DESERT WINTER, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on linen

125.0 x 397.0 cm

signed verso: Emlly [sic]
bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Commissioned by Delmore

Estimate: 
$250,000 – 350,000
Sold for $317,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 9
$170,800
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
9

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
A DESERT LIFE CYCLE III, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on linen

230.0 x 130.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, Commissioned by Delmore Gallery, CHAPMAN and Delmore Gallery cat. 1S14

Estimate: 
$100,000 – 140,000
Sold for $170,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 10
$19,520
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
10

FREDDIE TIMMS

(c.1946 – 2017)
GREENVALE, 2005

ochres, pigments and synthetic binder on linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, title, size and Jirrawun Arts cat. FT-8-2005-230

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 11
$21,960
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
11

PRINCE OF WALES (MIDPUL)

(c.1935 – 2002)
BODY MARKS, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 91.0 cm

bears inscription verso with artist's name, title, date, size and Karen Brown Gallery cat. KB0511

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $21,960 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 12
Private sale
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
12

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 – 2002)
LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on linen

153.0 x 143.5 cm

signed lower centre: GinGER RiLEY
bears inscription verso: artist’s name, title and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK1956

Private sale
Lot 13
$20,740
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
13

JOHN MAWURNDJUL‎

born ‎1952‎
MILMILNGKAN‎, ‎2009‎

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark‎

130‎.‎0 ‎x ‎71‎.‎0 ‎cm ‎(‎irregular‎)‎

bears inscription verso‎: ‎artist‎'‎s name and Maningrida Arts and Culture cat‎. ‎1948‎-‎09‎

Estimate: 
$20‎,‎000 ‎– ‎30‎,‎000‎
Sold for $20,740 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 14
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
14

MAWALAN MARIKA

(c.1908 – 1967)
DJAN'KAWU AT YALANGBARA, c.1961

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

117.0 x 44.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Lot 15
$24,400
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
15

CHARLIE WARTUMA (TARAWA) TJUNGURRAYI

(c.1921 – 1999)
TINGARI AT NYIRRIPI, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on board

153.0 x 34.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $24,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 16
$17,080
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
16

CLIFFORD POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1932 – 2002)
CEREMONIAL DANCING MEN, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

123.5 x 168.5 cm

bears inscription verso: Papunya Tula Artists cat. CP900141

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $17,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 17
$58,560
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
17

RONNIE TJAMPITJINPA

born c.1943
PALKARULKULNGA, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 152.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size, and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT0204077

Estimate: 
$55,000 – 75,000
Sold for $58,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 18
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
18

GEORGE TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1947
UNTITLED, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

122.0 x 153.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. GT0503198

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Lot 19
$85,400
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
19

WARLIMPIRRNGA TJAPALTJARRI

born c.1959
MARAWA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 242.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. WT0410052

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $85,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 20
$12,200
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
20

PATRICK TJUNGURRAYI

(c.1935 – 2017)
NGARRU, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

121.0 x 153.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. PT0803074

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $12,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 21
$85,400
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
21

NINGURA NAPURRULA

(c.1938 – 2013)
WOMEN AT NGAMINYA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

210.0 x 280.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0504019

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $85,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 22
$35,380
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
22

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

(c.1930 – 2011)
LUPULNGA, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

107.0 x 121.0 cm

bears inscription verso; artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0809079

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $35,380 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 23
$128,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
23

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 – 2007)
JINANGGANY – CATTLE CREEK, 2004

ochres and pigment with synthetic binder on Belgian linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

signed with initials verso: PB
bears inscription verso: title and Jirrawun Arts cat. PB 6-2004-172

Estimate: 
$120,000 –150,000
Sold for $128,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 24
$39,040
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
24

FREDDIE TIMMS

(c.1946 – 2017)
JACK YARD, 2005

ochres and pigment with synthetic binder on two Belgian linen panels

diptych
180.0 x 300.0 cm overall

each bears inscription verso: artist’s name, title, date and Jirrawun Arts cat. FT 3-2005-225 A+B

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000 (2)
Sold for $39,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 25
$12,200
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
25

RAMMEY RAMSEY

born c.1935
WARLAWOON COUNTRY, 2005

ochres and synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

180.0 x 150.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Jirrawun Arts cat. RR 2-2005-59

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 15,000
Sold for $12,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 26
$10,980
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
26

PEGGY PATRICK

born c.1935
MISTAKE CREEK, 2004

ochres and pigment with synthetic binder on Belgian linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

signed verso: Peggy
bears inscription verso: title and Jirrawun Arts cat. PP 10-2004-19

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 27
$8,540
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
27

PHYLLIS THOMAS

(1933 – 2018)
GEMERRE, 2005

ochres and pigment with synthetic binder on four Belgian linen panels

200.0 x 200.0 cm overall

first panel bears inscription verso: artist’s name and date
each bears inscription verso: artist’s initials, title and Jirrawun Arts cat. PT 7-2005-28A - D

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000 (4)
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 28
$4,270
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
28

RUSTY PETERS

born 1935
SUGAR LEAF DREAMING, 2008

ochres and pigment with synthetic binder on Belgian linen

120.0 x 120.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, title and Jirrawun Arts cat. RP 2008 04139

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $4,270 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 29
$4,880
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
29

PETER EVE

born 1968
FREDDIE TIMMS – NED KELLY, 2005 PEGGY PATRICK – MISTAKE CREEK MASSACRE SITE, 2005 RAMMEY RAMSEY WITH BRANDING IRON AND FAMILY, 2005 RUSTY PETERS – BLACK ROCK POOL, 2005 PADDY BEDFORD AND BLAYDE, 2005 PHYLLIS THOMAS, 2005

pigment print on cotton rag

78.0 x 52.0 cm (5)
52.0 x 78.0 cm (1)

edition: 1/20

each signed with initials and numbered below image

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000 (6)
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 30
$103,700
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
30

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
CEREMONY, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 121.5 cm

signed lower right: Emlly [sic]
signed verso: Emlly [sic]
bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Delmore Gallery cat. 94H054

Estimate: 
$45,000 – 65,000
Sold for $103,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 31
$31,720
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
31

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
UNTITLED, 1992

synthetic polymer painting on linen

149.0 x 121.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Delmore Gallery cat. 92H028

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $31,720 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 32
$7,320
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
32

CHRISTINE YUKENBARRI NAKAMARRA‎

born ‎1977‎
WINPURPURLA‎, ‎2010‎

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150‎.‎0 ‎x ‎75‎.‎0 ‎cm‎

bears inscription verso‎: ‎artist’s name‎, ‎size, Warlayirti Artists cat‎. ‎469‎/‎10‎ and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK16649

Estimate: 
$‎7‎,‎000 – ‎9‎,‎000
Sold for $7,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 33
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
33

EUBENA NAMPITJIN‎

(‎c‎.‎1921 ‎– ‎2013‎)‎
WATI KUTJARRA‎, ‎2004‎

synthetic polymer paint on linen‎

150‎.‎0 ‎x ‎75‎.‎0 ‎cm‎

bears inscription verso‎: ‎artist‎'‎s name‎, ‎size, Warlayirti Artists cat‎. ‎490‎/‎04‎ and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK‎10893

Estimate: 
$12‎,‎000 ‎– ‎15‎,‎000
Lot 34
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
34

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

(c.1921 – 2013)
KINYU, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

180.0 x 150.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 268/05

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Lot 35
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
35

TJUMPO TJAPANANGKA

(c.1929 – 2007)
UNTITLED, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

180.0 x 120.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 79-02

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Lot 36
$91,500
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
36

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 – 2007)
CAMEL GAP, 2001

ochres and pigments with synthetic binder on linen

180.0 x 150.0 cm

signed with initials verso: PB

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $91,500 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 37
$14,640
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
37

FREDDIE TIMMS

(c.1946 – 2017)
JARLALU COUNTRY, 2001

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

bears inscription verso: title, CHAPMAN, and Jirrawun Arts cat. FT32001-120

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 12,000
Sold for $14,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 38
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
38

RAMMEY RAMSEY

born c.1935
WARLAWOON COUNTRY, 2007

ochres and pigments with synthetic binder on linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s initials and Jirrawun Arts cat. RR 11 2007 147

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Lot 39
Private sale
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
39

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
LORRKON, 2007

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on hollowed stringybark log

186.0 cm height

Private sale
Lot 40
$39,040
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
40

GULUMBU YUNUPINGU

(c.1945 – 2012)
GARAK (LARRAKITJ), 2011

natural earth pigments on hollow logs

189.0, 189.0 and 152.0 cm heights

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000 (3)
Sold for $39,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 41
$10,736
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
41

GULUMBU YUNUPINGU

(c.1945 – 2012)
GARAK UNIVERSE, 2011

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

90.0 x 56.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $10,736 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 42
$6,710
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
42

NONGGIRRNGA MARAWILI

born c.1939
YATHIKPA, 2013

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

140.0 x 92.0 cm (irregular)

bears inscription verso: Buku–Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 4421S
bears inscription on aluminium brace verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK18907

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 43
$9,150
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
43

NONGGIRRNGA MARAWILI

born c.1939
GUYKTHUN, 2014

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

154.0 x 64.0 cm (irregular)

bears inscription verso: Buku–Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 4581A and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK19734

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 44
$18,300
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
44

NYAPANYAPA YUNUPINGU

born c.1945
UNTITLED (CIRCLES IN GREY AND BLACK), 2013

natural earth pigments on hollow log

218.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 45
$39,040
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
45

NYAPANYAPA YUNUPINGU 

born c.1945
UNTITLED (WHITE CIRCLES), 2015

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

195.5 x 82.0 cm (irregular)

bears inscription verso: Buku–Larrnggay Mulka Arts cat. 4740Z

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $39,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 46
$14,640
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
46

DJAMBAWA MARAWILI

born 1953
BARALTJPA, 2013

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

235.0 x 80.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 15,000
Sold for $14,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 47
$10,980
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
47

GARAWAN WANAMBI

born 1965
MARRANGU (LARRAKITJ), 2015

natural earth pigments on hollow log

218.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 48
$6,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
48

GARAWAN WANAMBI

born 1965
MARRANGU, 2015

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on board

152.0 x 121.5 cm

bears inscription verso: Buku–Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 4709A

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 49
$9,760
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
49

SYLVIA KANTJUPAI KEN

born 1965
SEVEN SISTERS, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

122.0 x 198.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Tjala Arts cat. 594-10

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 50
$6,710
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
50

TJUNGKARA KEN

born 1969
NGAYUKU NGURA – MY COUNTRY, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

122.0 x 152.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name and Tjala Arts cat. 010–09

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 9,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 51
$6,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
51

WAWIRIYA BURTON

born 1925
NGAYUKA NGURA – MY COUNTRY, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

152.0 x 122.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Tjala Arts cat. 056-10

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 52
$8,540
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
52

TJUNGKARA KEN

born 1969
NGAYUKU NGURA – MY COUNTRY, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.5 x 122.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name and Tjala Arts cat. 260-10

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 9,000
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 53
$6,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
53

TOMMY MITCHELL

(c.1943 – 2013)
WALU, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

102.0 x 76.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Warakurna Artists cat. 499-11

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 54
$14,640
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
54

TOMMY MITCHELL

(c.1943 – 2013)
WAKALPUKA, 2012

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

101.0 x 152.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Warakurna Artists cat. 221-12

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $14,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 55
$11,590
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
55

MARINGKA BAKER

born c.1952
WANA WANI, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

112.5 x 197.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, date and Tjungu Palya cat. TPMB08425

Estimate: 
$12,000 – 15,000
Sold for $11,590 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 56
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
56

KAY BAKER

born c.1955, assisted by JIMMY BAKER, PATRICIA TUNKIN and TERESA BAKER
MALILU, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

107.0 x 203.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artists’ names, date, and Tjungu Palya cat. 08-030

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 10,000
Lot 57
$18,300
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
57

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

(c.1924 – 2015)
DIBIRDIBI COUNTRY, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 122.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 7000-L-SG-0611

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 58
$12,200
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
58

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

(c.1924 – 2015)
DIBIRDIBI COUNTRY, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

153.0 x 101.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 2893-L-SG-0108

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $12,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 59
$7,320
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
59

JARINYANU DAVID DOWNS

(1925 – 1995)
YAPURNU, 1987

natural earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 91.5 cm

signed verso: Jarinyanu David / Downs
bears inscription verso: size, cat. 009-87 and commissioned by Duncan Kentish

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $7,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 60
$10,980
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
60

DANIEL WALBIDI

born 1983
ILYARRA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

151.0 x 120.0 cm

signed and dated verso: DANIEL WALBIDI / 05
bears inscription verso: artist's name, date, medium, size and Short Street Gallery cat. 10254

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $10,980 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 61
$19,520
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
61

PADDY JAMINJI

(c.1912 – 1996)
UNTITLED, 1987

natural earth pigments and natural binder (bush gum) on board

60.0 x 90.0 cm

bears inscription verso: PROPERTY OF MARY MACHA

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 62
$43,920
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
62

JACK BRITTEN JOOLAMA

(c.1925 – 2002)
PURNULULU (THE BUNGLE BUNGLES), 1993

natural earth pigments on canvas

120.0 x 160.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cats. S-2938 & AP-3417

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $43,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 63
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
63

JANANGOO BUTCHER CHEREL‎

(‎c‎.‎1920 – ‎2009‎)‎
BOONGGA‎, ‎1999‎

synthetic polymer paint on Arches paper‎

50‎.‎0 ‎x ‎65‎.‎5 ‎cm‎

bears inscription verso‎: ‎artist‎'‎s name and Mangkaja Arts cat‎. ‎WP ‎065‎/‎99‎

Estimate: 
$‎4‎,‎000 ‎– ‎6‎,‎000‎
Lot 64
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
64

JANANGOO BUTCHER CHEREL‎

(‎c‎.‎1920 ‎– ‎2009‎)‎
MANOONGOO‎, ‎1999‎

synthetic polymer paint on Arches paper‎

50‎.‎0 ‎x ‎65‎.‎5 ‎cm‎

bears inscription verso‎: ‎artist‎'‎s name and Mangkaja Arts cat‎. ‎WP ‎064‎/‎99‎

Estimate: 
$‎4‎,‎000 – ‎6‎,‎000‎
Lot 65
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
65

WAKARTU CORY SURPRISE

(c.1929 – 2011)
PITILL JILA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

121.0 x 180.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Artist’s name and Mangkaja Arts cat. PC479/04

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Lot 66
$18,300
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
66

TIM LEURA TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1929 – 1984)
POSSUM CEREMONY NEAR NAPPERBY, c.1973

synthetic polymer powder paint on board

36.0 x 53.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size, and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TL730604 and description of some of the iconography on the reverse

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 67
$12,200
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
67

JOHN TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1940 – 1999)
DJINTARA, c.1976

synthetic polymer powder paint on canvas on composition board

74.0 x 59.5 cm

bears inscription on label verso: John Tjabaltjari [sic]

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $12,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 68
$5,490
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
68

JOHNNY YUNGUT TJUPURRULA

(c.1930 – 2016)
TJUTALPI, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 121.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. JY0304117

Estimate: 
$3,500 – 4,500
Sold for $5,490 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 69
$11,590
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
69

RONNIE TJAMPITJINPA

born c.1943
PIWALKU: A LARGE SWAMPY AREA NEAR LAKE MACKAY, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen

167.0 x 45.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT 9807149

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $11,590 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 70
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
70

NINGURA NAPURRULA

(c.1938 – 2013)
ROCKHOLES AT WIRRULNGA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.0 x 183.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0301022

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Lot 71
$42,700
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
71

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY SUITE, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on paper

55.0 x 54.0 cm each image
57.0 x 57.0 cm each sheet
each bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Alcaston
Gallery cats. AK3094 – AK3100
Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000 (7)
Sold for $42,700 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 72
$18,910
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
72

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
ALALGURA COUNTRY, 1993

synthetic polymer painting on linen

121.0 x 90.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Delmore Gallery cat. 93I060

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $18,910 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 73
$18,910
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
73

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 – 1996)
UNTITLED, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

84.5 x 120.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, Rodney Gooch and Mulga Bore Artists cat. 15-1092

Estimate: 
$20,000 –30,000
Sold for $18,910 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 74
$4,880
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
74

RAY KEN‎

(c‎.1940‎ – 2018)
TALI – SAND DUNE, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on linen‎

121.5 x 102.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, Tjala Arts cat. 222-11 and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK17118

Estimate: 
$‎4‎,‎000 ‎– ‎6‎,‎000‎
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 75
$6,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
75

BETTY KUNTIWA PUMANI

born 1963
ANTARA, 2015

synthetic polymer paint on linen

80.0 x 120.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, date and Mimili Maku Arts cat. 289-15

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 76
$3,904
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
76

KITTY KANTILLA

(c.1928 – 2003)
UNTITLED, 1995

natural earth pigments on Arches paper

56.0 x 75.5 cm

bears inscription verso, artist's name, date, skin, dance and Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. LP95KK095 and OA 142

Estimate: 
$3,500 – 5,500
Sold for $3,904 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 77
$9,150
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
77

WATTIE KARRUWARA

(c.1910 – 1983)
WANDJINA, c.1962

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

41.5 x 24.0 cm

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 10,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 78
$12,810
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
78

ROBERT CAMPBELL JUNIOR

(1944 – 1993)
UNTITLED, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

88.0 x 53.5 cm

signed, dated and inscribed lower right: ROBERT CAMPBELL JNR / 5-7-1989 NGAKU

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $12,810 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 79
$8,540
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
79

NONGGIRRNGA MARAWILI‎

born c‎.‎1939‎
GAPU‎, ‎2013

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark‎

127‎.‎0 ‎x ‎46‎.‎0 ‎cm ‎(‎irregular‎)‎

bears inscription verso: Buku–Larrnggay Mulka Arts cat. 4459B and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK19732

Estimate: 
$‎4‎,‎000 ‎– ‎6‎,‎000‎
Sold for $8,540 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 80
Private sale
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
80

CRUSOE KURDDAL

born 1960
MIMIH SPIRIT, 2007

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on carved kurrajong

224.0 cm height

Private sale
Lot 81
$6,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
81

OWEN YALANDJA

born 1960
YAWKYAWK, 2007

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on carved kurrajong

214.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 82
Private sale
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
82

OWEN YALANDJA

born 1960
YAWKYAWK, 2008

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on carved kurrajong

151.0 cm height

Private sale
Lot 83
$4,880
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
83

BARRUPU YUNUPINGU

(1948 – 2012)
GURTHA, 2012

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

197.0 x 59.0 cm (irregular)

bears inscription verso: Buku–Larrnggay Mulka Arts cat. 4279G
bears inscription on aluminium brace verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK18591

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 84
$4,636
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
84

NONGGIRRNGA MARAWILI

born c.1939
FOUR ROCKS, 2015

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

94.0 x 58.5 cm

bears inscription verso: Buku–Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 4779N

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Sold for $4,636 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 85
$19,520
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
85

MALALUBA GUMANA

born 1952
DHATAM (LARRAKITJ), 2012

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on hollow log

237.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $19,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 86
$6,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
86

YVONNE KOOLMATRIE

born 1944
ECHIDNA, 2010

woven sedge rushes, echidna quills

14.0 x 28.0 x 48.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 87
$4,880
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
87

JAN BILLYCAN (DJAN NAMUNDIE)

(c.1930 – 2016)
KIRRIWIRRI, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 91.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, date, medium, size and Short Street Gallery cat. 11548

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 88
$4,880
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
88

WEAVER JACK

(c.1928 – 2010)
LUNGARUNG, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

182.0 x 111.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, date, medium, size and Short Street Gallery cat. 11492

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 89
$6,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
89

TOMMY MITCHELL

(c.1943 – 2013)
WAKALPUKA, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

76.0 x 76.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Warakurna Artists cat. 266-11

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 90
$13,420
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
90

TOMMY MITCHELL

(c.1943 – 2013)
WAKALPUKA, 2012

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

101.0 x 152.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Warakurna Artists cat. 484-12

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $13,420 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 91
$9,150
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
91

SYLVIA KANTJUPAI KEN

born 1965
SEVEN SISTERS, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

152.0 x 122.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Tjala Arts cat. 181-10

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $9,150 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 92
$9,760
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
92

TJUNGKARA KEN

born 1969
SEVEN SISTERS, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

101.0 x 152.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name and Tjala Arts cat. 130–10

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 93
$5,856
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
93

MICK WIKILYIRI

born c.1940
NGAYUKU NGURA – MY COUNTRY, 2015

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

121.0 x 200.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name and Tjala Arts cat. 87-15

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $5,856 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 94
$14,640
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
94

DICKIE MINYINTIRI

(c.1915 – 2014)
WATI WIILU–KU INMA TJUKURPA, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

100.0 x 170.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, date, size and Ernabella Arts cat. 316-10DM

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $14,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 95
$7,320
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
95

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

(c.1921 – 2013)
KUNAWARRITJI, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

120.0 x 80.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 446/06

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $7,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 96
$6,710
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
96

BIRRILIBURU ARTISTS OF WILUNA AND WARAKURNA ARTISTS COLLABORATIVE

KUNGKARANGKALPA (PLEIADES), 2009

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

101.5 x 211.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artists’ names and Warakurna Artists cats. 317-09.1 – 317-09.8

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $6,710 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 97
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
97

TIGER PALPATJA

(1920 – 2014)
NGINTAKA TUKURPA – PERENTIE MAN CREATION STORY, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

152.5 x 100.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name and Tjala Arts cat. 508-08 and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK15024

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Lot 98
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
98

HECTOR TJUPURA BURTON

(1937 – 2017)
ANUMARA TJUKURPA, 2013

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

152.0 x 122.5 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name and Tjala Arts cat. 443-13

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Lot 99
-
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
99

ANGKALIYA CURTIS

born 1928
CAVE HILL, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

118.0 x 200.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, date and Tjungu Palya cat. TPAC10015

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 9,000
Lot 100
$4,880
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
100

ROBERT FIELDING

born 1969
MILKALI KUTJA, 2015

screenprint on paper

84.0 x 59.0 cm each

edition: 3/5
Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000 (2)
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 101
$5,124
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
101

OTTO PAREROULTJA

(1914 – 1973)
CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE, c.1955

watercolour on card

36.5 x 54.5 cm

signed lower centre: Otto Pareroultja.

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $5,124 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 102
$6,100
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
102

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 – 2002)
UNTITLED, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

24.0 x 58.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK817

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 9,000
Sold for $6,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 103
$9,760
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
103

KAAPA TJAMPITJINPA

(c.1926 – 1989)
WARLUGULONG, 1976

synthetic polymer paint on canvas board

91.0 x 60.5 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 104
$9,760
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
104

OLD TUTUMA TJAPANGATI

(c.1909 – 1987)
KANGAROOS AT KARRKILYNGA (LAKE HOPKINS), c.1974

synthetic polymer paint on cement sheet

62.5 x 54.0 cm

bears inscription verso: Site: Karrkilynga / at Lake Hopkins in W.A. / Three Kangaroos at tucker / a fire comes but the escaped / to the south (Pitjantjatjarra [sic] country)

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $9,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Lot 105
$10,370
Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
105

JOHN WILSON WURIBUDIWI

born 1955
TOKWAMIPINI, PURUKUPALI AND BIMA, 1998

natural earth pigments on carved ironwood

251.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $10,370 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne