Prince of Wales (Midpul) (circa 1937-2002) Body Marks, 2000
Lot 41
Prince of Wales (Midpul) (circa 1937-2002) Body Marks, 2000
Sold for AU$ 61,000 (US$ 52,285) inc. premium

Lot Details
Prince of Wales (Midpul) (circa 1937-2002)
Body Marks, 2000
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
187 x 146cm (73 5/8 x 57 1/2in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Purchased from Karen Brown Gallery, Darwin, Northern Territory in October 2000
    The Laverty Collection, Sydney

    EXHIBITED:
    Karen Brown Gallery, Darwin, at the Melbourne Art Fair, October 2000
    Ngurra Kutu: Going Home, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, September 2001 - June 2002
    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

    LITERATURE:
    Rhana Devenport and Will Owen, Paintings from Remote Communities: Indigenous Australian Art from the Laverty Collection, Sydney, exh. cat., New Zealand: Govett Brewster Art Gallery, 2007, p.249 (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.254 (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.285 (illus.)

    This painting is sold with accompanying Karen Brown Gallery documentation.
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