Emily Kam Kngawarray (Emily Kame Kngwarreye)(circa 1916-1996) Untitled (Alalgura Landscape/Yam Flowers), 1995
Lot 118
Emily Kam Kngawarray (Emily Kame Kngwarreye)(circa 1916-1996) Untitled (Alalgura Landscape/Yam Flowers), 1995
Sold for AU$ 54,900 (US$ 44,698) inc. premium

Lot Details
Emily Kam Kngawarray (Emily Kame Kngwarreye)(circa 1916-1996)
Untitled (Alalgura Landscape/Yam Flowers), 1995
inscribed 'Emily Kngwarreye' and bears Delmore Gallery catalogue number 95K036 (twice) and 'Chapman Gallery' on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
151 x 121cm (59 7/16 x 47 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Delmore Gallery, Northern Territory
    Purchased from Chapman Gallery, Canberra in December 1996
    The Laverty Collection, Sydney

    EXHIBITED:
    Southern Reflections - Ten Contemporary Australian Artists', an exhibition of Australian Art touring Northern Europe, 1998 - 1999, curated by Elizabeth Cross under the auspices of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Kulturhuset (Cultural Centre) Stockholm, Sweden; Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway; Goteborgs Konsthallen Contemporary Art Gallery, Gothenberg, Sweden, cat. no. 11

    LITERATURE:
    Elizabeth Cross, Southern Reflections - Ten Contemporary Australian Artists, exh. cat., Sydney: The Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1998, cat. no. 11, p.10 (illus.)
    Colin Laverty, 'Diversity and Strength: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art - A Private Collection', Arts of Asia, November - December 2003, cat. no. 17, p.88 (illus.)
    Annette Larkin, 'Perspectives - Hunters and Collectors', Arco contemporary art magazine, number 33, spring 2005, p.18 (illus.)
    Colin Laverty and Elizabeth Laverty et al., Beyond Sacred: Recent Painting from Australia's Remote Aboriginal Communities - the collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Melbourne: Hardie Grant Books, 2008, p.94 (illus.)
    Colin Laverty and Elizabeth Laverty et al., Beyond Sacred: Australian Aboriginal Art - the collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Edition II, Melbourne: Kleimeyer Industries, 2011, p.101 (illus.)
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