Uta Uta Tjangala (circa 1926-1990) Dreaming at Kutijinya
Lot 73
Uta Uta Tjangala (circa 1926-1990) Two Men Dreaming
AU$ 5,000 - 7,000
US$ 4,700 - 6,600
Auction Details
Lot Details
Uta Uta Tjangala (circa 1926-1990)
Two Men Dreaming
bears a brief description of the story and catalogue number 75408-UU on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on artist's board
61 x 45cm

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Papunya in 1975
    Ann Urban, Alice Springs (sister of Peter Fannin, Art Coordinator at Papunya Tula Artists during 1972-1975)
    Private collection
    Sotheby's, Contemporary and Aboriginal Art, Melbourne, 18 June 1995, lot 345
    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.41, cat. no.22; vol 2, cat. no.22 (illus.).

    EXHIBITED:
    Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.22

    According to Ann Urban: 'The Story is of a place called Kutijinya, where Two Men are shown lying with their backs to the fire between them. They are important Men as shown by the large shapes and strong forms. Between the men and all around them are Kutiji (bean seeds). These seeds are used as food and also for decoration.'
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