Old Walter Tjampitjinpa (circa 1912-1980) Water Dreaming
Lot 72
Old Walter Tjampitjinpa (circa 1912-1980) Water Dreaming
Sold for AU$ 8,540 (US$ 7,929) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Old Walter Tjampitjinpa (circa 1912-1980)
Water Dreaming
synthetic polymer paint on composition board
76 x 55.5cm

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted in 1977
    Private collection
    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.44, cat. no.44; vol 2, cat. no.44 (illus.).
    Hank Ebes (ed.), The Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Japan: The Yomiuri Shimbun, 2001, p.32 (illus.)., pp.109-110

    EXHIBITED:
    Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.44
    The Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, Asahikawa, Japan, April 13 – May 27, 2001; Tochigi Prefectual Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan, July 15 – September 2, 2001; Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan, November 10 - December 16, 2001, cat. no.16
    Dreamtime - Aboriginal Art from the Ebes Collection, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishoj, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 11 - August 13, 2006

    Cf. For a related though earlier examples by the artist see Man's Water Dreaming, 1971, ptg.90, p.183; Water Dreaming with Bush Tucker, 1972, ptg.98, p.182; Water Dreaming, 1971, ptg.93, p.184 in Geoffrey Bardon, and James Bardon, Papunya, A Place Made After the Story: The Beginnings of the Western Desert Painting Movement, Melbourne: The Miegunyah Press, 2004.
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