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Wanurr Namundja (“Bob”) circa 1928-2007
NAMARNDE FROLICKING
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Wanurr Namundja (“Bob”) circa 1928-2007
NAMARNDE FROLICKING
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Aboriginal Art - Including selected works from the Thomas Vroom Collection

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Wanurr Namundja (“Bob”) circa 1928-2007
NAMARNDE FROLICKING
Natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
Natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark (eucalyptus tetradonta)
65cm by 40cm
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Provenance

Painted at Mudjinberri (Mudjinbardi), Western Arnhem Land, circa 1966
The Dorothy Bennett Collection
Wesfarmers, Perth, Western Australia
Sotheby's Aboriginal and Tribal Art, including ‘The Dorothy Bennett Collection’, Sydney, 9 November 1997, Lot 6
The Thomas Vroom Collection, The Netherlands

Exhibited

Wear your Dreams, AAMU, Utrecht, 16 September 2005 – 8 January 2006
Aboriginal Art Today!, AAMU, Utrecht, 21 April 2010 - 1 November 2010

Literature

Lance Bennett, Oosutoraria mikai bijutsu ART OF THE DREAMTIME: the Dorothy Bennett collection of Australian Aboriginal Art of the Dreamtime, Japan, 1969, p.30, fig.15, illus. Georges Petitjean, Contemporary Aboriginal Art, The AAMU and Dutch Collections, Uitgeverij Snoeck, The Netherlands, 2010, p.84, illus.

Catalogue Note

In a photograph from Lance Bennett’s archive, illustrated in this catalogue on page 35, this painting is seen being documented by Bennett at Mudjinberri (Mudjinbardi) in the company of Nadjombolmi, Diidja and an interpreter.

Aboriginal Art - Including selected works from the Thomas Vroom Collection

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London