Jimmy Pike
Lot 311W
Jimmy Pike (ca. 1940-2002)
Papart - A Water Hole, 1990
US$ 2,500 - 3,500
€1,800 - 2,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
Jimmy Pike (ca. 1940-2002)
Papart - A Water Hole, 1990
46 1/2 by 35in (118 x 90cm)
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Reverse side, has "signed" by hand, "J PIKE" and "PAPARTA"

Provenance:
Certificate/Story Jimmy Pike by his Executor Pat Lowe, Kimberly Environs, Broome, W.A.
Private American Collection

Exhibited:
Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London 1998

This painting is by well known Kimberly artist who has captured the desert landscape and aboriginal spirituality. The work depicts an old man in the bush who poured water into the ground to form a hollow water hole and angry people surrounding him with boomerangs.

Jimmy Pike has been widely exhibited in Australia and internationally and is represented in collections at the National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of W.A. and Art Gallery of N.S.W.
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