Paddy Bedford (circa 1922-2007) Thoonbi, 2006
Lot 168
Paddy Bedford (circa 1922-2007) Thoonbi, 2006
Sold for AU$ 180,000 (US$ 168,256) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Paddy Bedford (circa 1922-2007)
Thoonbi, 2006
inscribed 'PB' and bears title and Jirrawun Arts catalogue number PB 5 2006.250 on the reverse
natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on Belgian linen
150 x 180cm

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted in 2006
    Jirrawun Arts, Western Australia
    Private collection

    LITERATURE:
    Linda Michael (ed.), Paddy Bedford, Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art, 2006, p.159 (illus.).

    Cf. For five related paintings of the same size and palette which were executed in 2006 see Lind Michael (ed.), Paddy Bedford, Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art, 2006, pp.112-116.

    According to anthropologist Dr. Frances Kofod, 'Thoonbi is a small, beautiful gorge on the upper reaches of the Ord River on Bedford Downs Station in the east Kimberley. It is close to the place where the road into Bedford Downs crosses the river' (ibid, p.135).
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