Anna Wurrkidj (born circa 1975) Mardayin Design, 2001
Lot 199
Anna Wurrkidj (born circa 1975) Mardayin Design, 2001
Sold for AU$ 3,660 (US$ 3,304) inc. premium

Lot Details
Anna Wurrkidj (born circa 1975)
Mardayin Design, 2001
bears subject, language group, location and Maningrida Arts & Culture catalogue number 5812001BP on a label and on a Maningrida Arts & Culture certificate with a description of the story depicted on the reverse
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
171 x 50cm (67 5/16 x 19 11/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Mumeka, Northern Territory
    Purchased from Maningrida Arts & Culture, Maningrida, Northern Territory in August 2001
    The Laverty Collection, Sydney

    EXHIBITED:
    Crossing Country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 September - 12 December 2004
    Mumeka to Milmilngkan - Innovation in Kurulk Art, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 2 November - 17 December 2006

    LITERATURE:
    Hetti Perkins, Crossing Country: the Alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, exh. cat., Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004, p.88 (illus.), p.230 (also listed in the booklet with the individual rooms, cat. no. 205, Room 7, p.11)
    Jon Altman and Apolline Kohen, Mumeka to Milmilngkan - Innovation in Kurulk Art, exh. cat., Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, 2006, cat. no. 59, pl. 23, p.59 (illus.), p.64
    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. 294 (illus.)

    This painting is sold with accompanying Maningrida Arts & Culture documentation.
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