Hector Jandany (ca. 1929-2007)
Rock Overhand Tragedy in Ngarrgooroon Country, 2002
39 by 31 1/2in (100 x 80cm)
Natural earth pigments on acrylic binder on canvas
Artist's name, dimensions and Warmun Art Center Catalog #603/02 on the reverse side
Certificate/Story, Art Place, Perth, Warmun Art Centre, Turkey Creek, Western Australia
Exhibited Metropolitan Museum New York, December 2009- June 2010
Private American Collection
Hector Chundaloo Jardany was one of the most significant Kimberly Aboriginal artists.
The painting is an aspect of Ngarrgooroon country, the artist's ancestors' country. A major feature of the work is depicted as a central overhang that fell upon and killed many people. Hector Chundaloo Jardany uses earth tones, controlled use of color and geometry to define the myths and legends of Narranguny Dreamtime.
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
3,100 - 4,700
£2,600 - 3,900
African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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