Emily Kam Kngawarray (Emily Kame Kngwarreye)(circa 1916-1996) Alalgura V1, 1992
Lot 8
Emily Kam Kngawarray
(Emily Kame Kngwarreye)(circa 1916-1996)
Alalgura V1, 1992
Sold for AU$ 30,500 (US$ 26,574) inc. premium

Lot Details
Emily Kam Kngawarray (Emily Kame Kngwarreye)(circa 1916-1996)
Alalgura V1, 1992
inscribed verso with artist's name and Delmore Gallery catalogue number 921174
synthetic polymer paint on linen
151.0 x 121.0cm (59 7/16 x 47 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    Painted for Delmore Gallery, Northern Territory in 1992
    National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Old Parliament House, Canberra courtesy of Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
    Private collection, Canberra

    EXHIBITED
    National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Old Parliament House, Canberra, 15 December 1993-12 January 1994, cat. 63 (label attached verso)

    LITERATURE
    National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Canberra: The Australian Heritage Commission, 1993, p.16 (illus.)

    Alalgura is the country situated near Soakage Bore, Utopia which is an Aboriginal owned property north east of Alice Springs. Emily as a senior ritual woman for Alalgura has custodial responsibilities for many of the bush tucker species in the area.
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