Lot 36
  • 36

Enraeld Djulabinyanna Munkara (Tjipungaleialumi) circa 1882-1968

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Description

  • Enraeld Djulabinyanna Munkara (Tjipungaleialumi)
  • Untitled, Tutini, Pukumani Pole
  • Natural earth pigments on softwood, feathers (remnants only around beard) and bush gum
  • 54cm high by 14cm wide

Provenance

Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, circa 1954
Collected by Dorothy Bennett circa 1954
Wesfarmers Limited, Perth, acquired from the above in 1989
Sotheby’s, Aboriginal and Tribal Art, Sydney, 9 November, 1997, “The Dorothy Bennett Collection of Aboriginal Art”, lot 41 (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, 3 December 2008 - 1 March 2009, p. 29, illus.

Jennifer Isaacs, Tiwi Art/History/Culture, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2012, p. 161, illus.

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