Boxer Milner Tjampitjin (born circa 1935) Purkitji (Diptych), 2002 each panel is 150 x 75cm (59 1/16 x 29 1/2in).
Lot 20
Boxer Milner Tjampitjin (born circa 1935) Purkitji (Diptych), 2002 each panel is 150 x 75cm (59 1/16 x 29 1/2in).
AU$ 15,000 - 20,000
US$ 14,000 - 19,000
Lot Details
Boxer Milner Tjampitjin (born circa 1935)
Purkitji (Diptych), 2002
each bears artist's name and Warlayirti Artists catalogue number 1201/02 on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on linen
each panel is 150 x 75cm (59 1/16 x 29 1/2in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Billiluna, Western Australia
    Purchased from Warlayirti Artists, Wirrimanu
    (Balgo Hills), Western Australia in December 2003

    EXHIBITED:
    20th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
    Art Award
    , Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern
    Territory, 16 August - 7 December 2003, cat. no. 15
    Paintings from Remote Communities: Indigenous Australian
    Art from the Laverty Collection, Sydney
    , Govett Brewster
    Art Gallery, New Zealand, 15 December 2007 -
    24 February 2008; Newcastle Region Art Gallery,
    Newcastle, 5 July - 31 August 2008

    The diptych Purkitji is a conceptual map of the
    waterholes along the course of Sturt Creek where each
    concentric square represents a named site.

    Wally Caruana

    This painting is sold with accompanying Warlayirti
    Artists documentation.
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