Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (circa 1926-1998), Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri Untitled (Site of Marnpi)
Lot 74
Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (circa 1926-1998) Untitled (Site of Marnpi)
Sold for AU$ 6,000 (US$ 5,616) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (circa 1926-1998)
Untitled (Site of Marnpi)
bears artist's name, dimensions, Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number MN920533 on the reverse and the artist's name, date and catalogue number on Utopia Art Sydney label on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on linen
132 x 58.5cm (51 15/16 x 23 1/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Kintore in 1992
    Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
    Utopia Art Sydney, Sydney
    Private collection

    This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads in part: 'The roundel in the centre of the painting depicts a small rockhole in the centre of a salt lake at the site of Marnpi to the south-east of the Kintore community.

    The background design represents the sandhill country which surrounds the site. Marnpi is the artist's birthplace but his family moved from here when he was a small boy'.
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