Rammey Ramsey (circa 1935) Untitled
Lot 54
Rammey Ramsey (born circa 1935) Untitled (Warlawoon Country)
Sold for AU$ 12,000 (US$ 11,217) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Rammey Ramsey (born circa 1935)
Untitled (Warlawoon Country)
bears artist's initials and Jirrawun Arts catalogue number RR5 2007-108 on the reverse
natural earth pigments on linen
150 x 180cm (59 1/16 x 70 7/8in).


    Painted in 2007
    Jirrawun Arts, Western Australia
    Private collection

    Ramsey is a senior Gija lawman, who, like his contemporaries Paddy Bedford and Timmy Timms, began painting relatively late in life for Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts Corporation.

    Many of his compositions reflect his country at Elgee Cliffs, North West of Halls Creek, also known more generally as Warlawoon Country. This vast, picturesque land is captured by a complex visual language of simple design referencing roads, stockyards, waterholes and vast gorge country.
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