Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (circa 1926-1998) Untitled (Dingo Dreaming)
Lot 47
Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (circa 1926-1998) Nyunmanu (Dingo Dreaming)
Sold for AU$ 5,490 (US$ 5,131) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (circa 1926-1998)
Nyunmanu (Dingo Dreaming)
bears Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number MN850514 (obscured) on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on linen
150 x 90cm

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Kintore in 1985
    Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
    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.25; vol 2, cat. no.25 (illus.).

    EXHIBITED:
    Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.25

    This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads in part: 'This painting depicts the Dingo Dreaming at the site of Nyunmanu to the south-east of the Kintore community. The roundels in the painting represent a rockhole at Nyunmanu where an Ancestor Dingo family of a man, woman and children made their camp. As this is a sacred site and part of the Tingari Song Cycle no further details were revealed'.
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