Lot 33
  • 33

Aurangnamirri Wommatakimmi (Young Brook) circa 1920-1973

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
Sold
13,750 GBP
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Description

  • AURANGNAMIRRI WOMMATAKIMMI (YOUNG BROOK)
  • Untitled
  • Natural earth pigments on carved wood with traces of natural resin

Provenance

Executed at Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, circa 1950s
Sotheby’s, Aboriginal and Tribal Art, Sydney, 9 November, 1997, lot 183 (AU619)
Fiona Brockhoff, Melbourne

Exhibited

Open Air: Portraits in the Landscape, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 3 December 2008 - 1 March 2009

Literature

Andrew Sayers, Open Air: Portraits in the Landscape, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 2008, illus. p. 28.

Catalogue Note

This sculpture is most probably a representation of Purukapali.
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