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Lot #34 - Yinarup Nangala

  • Auction House:
    Deutscher and Hackett
  • Sale Name:
    Timed Auction | Selected Indigenous Fine Art Including Works From The Collection Of Kristin Stegley OAM
  • Sale Date:
    11 May 2021 ~ 7pm (AEST)
  • Lot #:
    34
  • Lot Description:
    Yinarup Nangala
    (born 1948)
    Marrapinti, 2004
    synthetic polymer paint on linen
    91.0 x 61.0 cm
    bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. YN0409193
  • Provenance:
    Painted at Kintore, Northern Territory in 2004; Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs; Private collection, Melbourne
  • Notes:
    This painting is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs, which states: ‘This painting depicts designs associated with the rockhole site of Marrapinti, situated in a creek, west of the Pollock Hills in Western Australia. A group of women of the Nangala and Napangati kinship subsections camped at this site during their travels further east. While at the site the women made the nose bones, also known as marrapinti, which are worn through a hole made in the nose web. These nose bones were originally used by both men and women but are now only inserted by the older generation on ceremonial occasions.’
  • Estimate:
    A$1,500 - 2,500
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Art

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