Pedro Wonaeamirri (born 1974) Jilamara
Lot 45
Pedro Wonaeamirri (born 1974) Jilamara
Sold for AU$ 2,640 (US$ 2,450) inc. premium
Lot Details
Pedro Wonaeamirri (born 1974)
Jilamara
bears artist's name and Jilamara Arts and Crafts catalogue number PW340-09 on Jilamara Arts and Crafts stamp on the reverse
natural earth pigments on canvas
150 x 60cm

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted in 2009
    Jilamara Arts and Crafts, Melville Island
    Superannuation Fund of William Nuttall and Annette Reeves

    EXHIBITED:
    Mukumuwu - To Be Together, Tiwi Art Network Exhibition, Darwin, 12 - 16 August, 2009

    This painting is sold with accompanying Jilamara Arts and Crafts documentation that reads in part: 'All jilamara (design) is originally drawn from the body painting which accompanied the pukumani (funeral) and kulama (initiation/yam) ceremonies. An individual design and aesthetic is highly valued by Tiwi artists and is representative of their personal interpretation of the traditional Tiwi design or jilamara.'
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