Narputta Nangala
Lot 313W
Narputta Nangala (b. 1933)
Kungka, 2003
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
€1,400 - 2,200
Auction Details
Lot Details
Narputta Nangala (b. 1933)
Kungka, 2003
33 by 39in (84 x 100cm)
Synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Artist's name and Ikuntji Artists Catalog # IK03NJ107 on reverse side

Ikuntji Artists, Haast Bluff, Northern Territory, (Certificate Catalog #IKOBNJ107)
Marshall Arts, Adelaide
Private American Collection

The painting depicts a spirit woman gathering food in the sand hills of her country at Lake McDonald and introduces a figurative element in the work.

Narputta Nangala is a previous winner of the prestigious National Aboriginal Art Award (1997) and is represented in public and private collections.

cf. McCulloch A., McCulloch S., The New McCulloch Encyclopedia of Australian Art, AUS ART Editions, The Miegunyah, 2006, P.71
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