George Tjungurrayi (born circa 1943) Untitled (Bush Tucker Dreaming)
Lot 51
George Tjungurrayi (born circa 1943) Untitled (Bush Tucker Dreaming)
AU$ 7,000 - 10,000
US$ 6,600 - 9,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
George Tjungurrayi (born circa 1943)
Untitled (Bush Tucker Dreaming)
bears artist's name, dimensions and Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number GT930941 (obscured) on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on linen
91 x 121cm

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Kintore in 1993
    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.61, cat. no.175; vol 2, cat. no.175 (illus.).

    EXHIBITED:
    Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.175

    This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads in part: 'The artist has shown in this painting the profusion of the bush foods that grow at Mamultjungku, a large swamp, near Wilkinkarra (Lake Mackay). The small bush, mungilpa, grows and from that are gathered small black seeds which are ground into damper. The roundels in the painting indicate the mulga trees in the area.'
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