63 - Important Australian Aboriginal Art

Important Australian Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
-
17 March 2021
1

LIN ONUS

FROG AT BULLITA CREEK, 1996

gouache on card

27.0 x 63.0 cm

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 25,000
Sold for $42,955 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
2

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

MILMILNGKAN, 2009

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

166.0 x 81.0 cm (irregular)

Private sale
3

PRINCE OF WALES (MIDPUL)

BODY MARKS, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 91.5 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $9,205 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
4

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

ROCKHOLES NEAR THE OLGAS, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 152.5 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $58,909 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
5

KITTY KANTILLA

UNTITLED, 2000

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

133.0 x 80.0 cm

Estimate: 
$16,000 – 20,000
Sold for $24,545 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
6

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

ANOORALYA (WILD YAM), 1989

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 121.0 cm

Estimate: 
$150,000 – 250,000
Sold for $429,545 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
7

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

UNTITLED, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 91.0 cm

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
Sold for $104,318 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
8

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

NGALYOD RAINBOW SERPENT, 2004

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

148.0 x 63.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
9

LIN ONUS

GUYI RIRRKYAN (FISH AND ROCKS), 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.5 x 151.5 cm

Estimate: 
$150,000 – 200,000
Sold for $220,909 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
10

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY – THE WET, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on linen

142.5 x 149.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 50,000
Sold for $79,773 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
11

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

EARLY SUMMER FLOWERS, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 214.0 cm

Estimate: 
$250,000 – 350,000
Sold for $300,682 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
12

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

STATION HILL, TEXAS DOWNS, 1991

natural earth pigments on canvas

59.5 x 100.0 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 – 60,000
Sold for $93,273 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
13

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

THOOWOONGGOONARRIN, 2000

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

14

FREDDIE TIMMS

GILLFOIL, 1999

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $13,500 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
15

FREDDIE TIMMS

JACK YARD, 2005

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on two Belgian linen panels
diptych

180.0 x 300.0 cm (overall)

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000 (2)
Sold for $33,136 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
16

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

BARRAGOO (LAKE GREGORY), 1996

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

160.0 x 200.0 cm

Estimate: 
$80,000 – 120,000
Sold for $98,182 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
17

MICHAEL COOK

CIVILISED #13, 2012

from the series CIVILISED
inkjet print on canvas

160.0 x 140.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $56,455 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
18

BROOK ANDREW

SEXY AND DANGEROUS II, 1997

printed 2006
duraclear print on Perspex

144.5 x 108.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $51,545 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
19

TRACEY MOFFATT

SOMETHING MORE, 1989

the full suite of six Cibachrome and three gelatin silver photographs

104.5 x 144.5 cm (each, frame)
98.5 x 128.0 cm (each, sheet)

 

Estimate: 
$200,000 – 300,000 (9)
Sold for $270,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
20

MAWALAN MARIKA

SYDNEY, c.1962

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

121.0 x 27.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $45,409 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
21

WANDJUK MARIKA

DJUNGGAWAK AT PORT BRADSHAW, c.1963

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

110.0 x 48.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $17,182 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
22

LARRTJANGA GANAMBARR

GUIYABUNARAMIRI, c.1960s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

84.0 x 37.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $15,955 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
23

MITHINARI GURRUWIWI

UNTITLED (CREATION STORY), c.1960s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

139.0 x 54.0 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $20,864 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
24

ARTIST UNKNOWN (WADEYE)

UNTITLED, c.1970s

natural earth pigments on three eucalyptus barks

(i) 82.5 x 30.0 cm
(ii) 68.0 x 18.5 cm
(iii) 62.0 x 19.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 – 3,000 (3)
Sold for $6,136 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
25

JAMES IYUNA

RAINBOW SERPENT, 1984

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

173.0 x 64.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 10,000
Sold for $12,273 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
26

NAMINAPU MAYMURU – WHITE

MILNGIYAWUY (MILKY WAY) – LARRAKITJ, 2012

natural earth pigments on hollow log

198.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $9,818 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
27

NAMINAPU MAYMURU – WHITE

MILNGIYAWUY (MILKY WAY) – LARRAKITJ, 2007

natural earth pigments on hollow log

218.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $9,205 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
28

JOHNNY WARANGKULA TJUPURRULA

DINGO DREAMING, 1973

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

78.5 x 61.5 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $49,091 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
29

MICK NAMARARI TJAPALTJARRI

WULMULLA, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 122.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
30

DOREEN REID NAKAMARRA

MARRAPINTI, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 122.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Sold for $51,545 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
31

YUKULTJI NAPANGATI

SANDHILLS SURROUNDING THE ROCKHOLE AND WATER SITE OF YUNALA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

182.5 x 152.5 cm

Estimate: 
$50,000 – 70,000
Sold for $85,909 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
32

GEORGE TJUNGURRAYI

MULKUNUPALKANYA, 1997

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

153.0 x 182.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $36,818 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
33

BOBBY WEST TJUPURRULA

PALIPALINTJA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 153.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $18,409 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
34

GEORGE TJUNGURRAYI

MAMULTJULKUNGA, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

246.0 x 121.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $58,909 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
35

PATRICK TJUNGURRAYI

KULTULGULNGA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

153.0 x 122.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $24,545 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
36

MICK NAMARARI TJAPALTJARRI

NYUNMANU, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.5 x 61.5 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $12,273 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
37

ANGELINA NGALE APWERL (PWERLE)

ANOOKITJA (BUSH PLUM), 1997

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 121.0 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $14,727 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
38

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

UNTITLED, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 91.0 cm

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Sold for $27,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
39

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

ROCKHOLES AND COUNTRY NEAR THE OLGAS, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 101.0 cm

Estimate: 
$18,000 – 25,000
Sold for $29,455 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
40

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

YURLING, 1985

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on plywood

86.0 x 59.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Sold for $78,545 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
41

JAN BILLYCAN (DJAN NAMUNDIE)

KIRRIWIRRI, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on two linen panels
diptych

90.5 x 121.0 cm (overall)

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000 (2)
Sold for $20,864 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
42

NYUJU STUMPY BROWN

JIRNTIJIRNTI – ON THE CANNING STOCK ROUTE, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 183.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
43

 BILL ANDERSON AND ROY UNDERWOOD 

MAKURA, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 122.0 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $9,818 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
44

SYLVIA KANTJUPAI KEN

SEVEN SISTERS, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

197.0 x 198.0 cm

Estimate: 
$ 8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $22,091 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
45

JIMMY BAKER

KALAYA TJUKURPA (EMU STORY), 2009

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 115.0 cm

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 9,000
Sold for $7,977 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
46

NYANKULYA WATSON

IWARA TJUTA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

124.0 x 210.5 cm

Estimate: 
$7,000 – 10,000
Sold for $8,591 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
47

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

LUPULNGA, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 61.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $7,977 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
48

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

LUPULNGA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 46.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Sold for $5,891 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
49

WALANGKURA NAPANANGKA

TRAVELS OF KATUNGKA NAPANANGKA, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

153.0 x 122.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $15,955 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
50

GINGER BAKER

PUYU PAKALA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

96.0 x 131.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Sold for $4,909 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
51

ANGKALIYA CURTIS

CAVE HILL, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

198.0 x 156.0 cm

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Sold for $21,477 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
52

LUCY YUKENBARRI NAPANANGKA

PATURR, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

151.0 x 75.5 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Sold for $4,295 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
53

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

UNTITLED, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

90.0 x 60.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,500 – 4,500
Sold for $4,909 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne
54

MICK JAWALJI JANGALA

WURRAYA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on board

80.0 x 61.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 – 4,000
Sold for $2,945 (inc. BP) in Auction 63 - 17 March 2021, Melbourne