GURTHA, 2012

Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
83

BARRUPU YUNUPINGU

(1948 – 2012)
GURTHA, 2012

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

197.0 x 59.0 cm (irregular)

bears inscription verso: Buku–Larrnggay Mulka Arts cat. 4279G
bears inscription on aluminium brace verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK18591

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Provenance

Buku–Larrnggay Mulka Arts, Yirrkala, Northern Territory (label attached verso)
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
Maclean collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in May 2013

Exhibited

Barrupu Yunupingu: The Woman of Fire – A Tribute, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, 4 – 28 June 2013, cat. 2 (illus. in exhibition catalogue and front page)

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Buku–Larrnggay Mulka Arts, Yirrkala.