Warla, 2000 inscribed 'Stumpy' on the reverse and bears artist's name and Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency catalogue number 173/00 on the reverse synthetic polymer paint on paper 65.5 x 50cm (25 13/16 x 19 11/16in).
PROVENANCE: Purchased from Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency, Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia in August 2003 The Laverty Collection, Sydney
EXHIBITED: Breaking with tradition: Cobra and Aboriginal art, Museum of contemporary Aboriginal art (AAMU), Utrecht, The Netherlands, 12 November 2010 - 8 May 2011
LITERATURE: Paola van de Velde, Georges Petitjean and Ronald A.R. Kerkhoven, Los van traditie: Cobra en Aboriginal kunst (Breaking with tradition: CoBrA and Aboriginal art), exh. cat., Gent, Belgium: Snoeck, 2010, p.72 (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.183 (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.193 (illus.)
This painting is sold with accompanying Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency documentation.
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