Willy Tjungurrayi (born circa 1936) Untitled (Soakage Water Site of Nyuinya, South of Lake MacDonald)
Lot 79
Willy Tjungurrayi (born circa 1936) Untitled (Soakage Water Site of Nyuinya, South of Lake MacDonald)
Sold for AU$ 6,000 (US$ 5,643) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Willy Tjungurrayi (born circa 1936)
Untitled (Soakage Water Site of Nyuinya, South of Lake MacDonald)
bears artist's name, dimensions, Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number WT200003103 and Alison Kelly Gallery stock number AKG157 on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on linen
92 x 138cm (36 1/4 x 54 5/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Kintore in 2000
    Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
    Alison Kelly Gallery, Melbourne
    Private collection

    Prior to 2000 the artist painted his country in the traditional Pintupi motifs of concentric circles and connecting lines. This example was executed in the first year that Tjungurrayi began to investigate painting with striated lines which led to his first solo show with William Mora Galleries in Melbourne.

    This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate.
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