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Lot #60 - Queenie McKenzie Nakarra

  • Auction House:
    Deutscher and Hackett
  • Sale Name:
    Important Australian Aboriginal Art
  • Sale Date:
    30 Mar 2022 ~ 7pm (AEDT)
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  • Lot Description:
    Queenie McKenzie Nakarra
    (c.1915 - 1998)
    Thegoowiyeng (Kelly's Knob), 2007
    natural earth pigments on canvas
    50.0 x 70.0 cm
    bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP0307 and S638
  • Provenance:
    Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Kununurra, Western Australia; The Gallery, Canberra Gallery School, Canberra; Private collection, Canberra, acquired from the above in October 1994
  • Exhibited:
    Kimberley to Canberra, Our Place', The Gallery, Canberra Grammar School, Canberra, 31 August - 11 September 1994. This work is accompanied by a copy of the certificate of authenticity from Waringarri Aboriginal Arts which states: 'This painting is of Kelly's Knob - called Thegoowiyeng by the Miriwoong. It is a tall red rocky hill right in the town of Kununurra. It is one of the places mentioned by Rover Thomas in the Goorirr-goorirr song cycle.'
  • Estimate:
    A$10,000 - 15,000
  • Realised Price:

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