Anatjari No.III Tjakamarra (circa 1938-1992) Pintupi Four part Dreaming, 1971
Lot 189
Anatjari No.III Tjakamarra
(circa 1938-1992)
Pintupi Four part Dreaming, 1971
Sold for AU$ 28,060 (US$ 22,973) inc. premium

Lot Details
Anatjari No.III Tjakamarra (circa 1938-1992)
Pintupi Four part Dreaming, 1971
synthetic polymer paint on composition board
45.0 x 33.0cm (17 11/16 x 13in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    Painted at Papunya, Northern Territory in November-December, 1971
    Geoffrey Bardon, New South Wales
    Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney
    The Collection of Milton and Alma Roxanas, Sydney, acquired through the above in 2001

    EXHIBITED
    National Gallery of Victoria (label attached verso)

    LITERATURE
    Geoffrey Bardon, and James Bardon, Papunya, A Place Made After the Story: The Beginnings of the Western Desert Painting Movement, Melbourne: The Miegunyah Press, 2004, painting 39, p.116 (illus.)


    This painting is sold with an annotated diagram and descriptive notes by Geoffrey Bardon that read in part: 'Long dreaming journey divided into four cameo episodes that seem to involve many people, possibly twenty...Dreaming separated by a cross motif involves a ceremony of many men travelling a great distance in the landscape of Western Australia. It is an archetypal example of mind-maps that became common after 1972-3...'.
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