Anatjari Tjakamarra (circa 1938-1992) Wallaby Dreaming at Paranya
Lot 43
Anatjari Tjakamarra (circa 1938-1992) Wallaby Dreaming at Paranya
AU$ 6,000 - 8,000
US$ 5,600 - 7,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
Anatjari Tjakamarra (circa 1938-1992)
Wallaby Dreaming at Paranya
bears Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number AT870489 on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on linen
121 x 91cm

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Kintore in 1987
    Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
    Margaret Carnegie Collection, Melbourne
    Ebes Collection, Melbourne

    LITERATURE:
    Hank Ebes (ed.), Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Melbourne: The Aboriginal Gallery of Dreamings, 1996, vol 1, p.42, cat. no.31; vol 2, cat. no.31 (illus.).

    EXHIBITED:
    Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.31

    This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads: 'In this painting the artist has depicted the Wallaby Dreaming at the site of Paranya, a soakage water site the the north-west of the Kintore Community.

    The central roundel represents the main camp and the other roundels are places at which the wallabies camp as they move back and forth to the main camp site. As the ceremonies associated with this Dreaming are of a secret nature, the artist did not reveal any further detail'.
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