Rover Thomas (circa 1926-1998) (Goorgoor Owl), c.1983
Lot 30
Rover Thomas
(circa 1926-1998)
(Goorgoor Owl), c.1983
Sold for AU$ 29,280 (US$ 22,437) inc. premium

Lot Details
Rover Thomas (circa 1926-1998)
(Goorgoor Owl), c.1983
natural earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint on artist's board
50.5 x 40.5cm (19 7/8 x 15 15/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    The Estate of Mary Macha AM, Perth

    RELATED WORKS
    Goolgool the owl with four young, 1987, ochre and gum on canvas, 61.5 x 107.2cm in the collection of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth in M.A. O'Ferrall, On the Edge: Five Contemporary Aboriginal Artists: Bede Tungutalum, Rover Thomas, Mandjuwi, Milpurrurru, Trevor Nickolls, The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 1989, p. 36, pl. 14 (illus.)
    Grugrugi: Owl, 1989, earth pigments and natural binders on canvas, 100.0 x 90.5cm in the Holmes à Court Collection in A.M. Brody, et al, Contemporary Aboriginal Art: The Robert Holmes à Court Collection, Heytesbury Holdings Ltd, Perth, 1990, p. 23, pl. 1 (illus.) and B. Carrigan, Rover Thomas: I Want to Paint, Holmes à Court Gallery, Perth, 2003, cat. 20 (illus.)

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  • This lot has an export permit under the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986
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