Artist Unknown Mimi Hunters

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Lot 6
Artist Unknown
Mimi Hunters

Sold for AU$ 1,920 (US$ 1,350) inc. premium
Artist Unknown
Mimi Hunters
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
69 x 34cm (27 3/16 x 13 3/8in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Arnhem Land in the early 1960s
    Purchased in 1964 at Boam (?) Gallery, Perth
    Private collection

    Cf. The painting is possibly by Anchor Barbuwa Wurrkgidj (1924-1977). For an example with stylistic similarities See Judith Ryan (ed.), Kunwinjku Bim: Western Arnhem Land Paintings from the collection of the Aboriginal Arts Board, Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria, 1984, pp.60-61, cat. nos.50 and 56.

    This painting is sold with accompanying documentation which bears the title, provenance and a brief description of the subject matter depicted.
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