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Lot #40 - Tjaparti Kanytjuri Bates

  • Auction House:
    Deutscher and Hackett
  • Sale Name:
    Australian Aboriginal Art Including Works from the Maclean Collection - Timed Online Auction
  • Sale Date:
    19 May 2020 ~ 7pm (AEST)
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  • Lot Description:
    Tjaparti Kanytjuri Bates
    (1933 – 2015)
    Kungkarrangkalpa Tjukurpa, 2010
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    101.5 x 51.0 cm
    bears inscription verso: artist’s name, size and Warakurna Artists cat. 931 – 10
  • Provenance:
    Warakurna Artists, Warakurna, Western Australia; Maclean collection, Melbourne
  • Notes:
    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Warakurna Artists, Warakurna, Western Australia which states: ‘Tjapartji Bates was born at Warrijda rockhole in country called Yinunmaru. This painting depicts Tjaparti's father's place near Wanarn. Kungkarrangkalpa Tjukurrpa (seven sisters dreaming) are travelling through beautiful tali (sandhills) country, camping at rockholes and collecting mirrka and kuka. They killed a tiwil and cooked and ate it. They then went to Kalalu and then went crawling along the creek and ended up in Wanarn.’
  • Estimate:
    A$2,500 - 3,500
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