# 37321


Sotheby’s Aboriginal Art. Sydney, 28-29 July 2003.

$50.00 AUD

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Melbourne : Sotheby’s, 2003. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), illustrated card covers, pp 292; auction catalogue with 560 lots, most illustrated in colour (one folding plate of the so-called Ngurrara canvas); including works on paper by 19th century artist Tommy McRae; Kimberley bark paintings by Charlie Numbulmoore, early Queensland artefacts (baskets, clubs, boomerangs, rainforest shields) and Western Australian artefacts (shields, spearthrowers); Arnhem Land bark paintings; major contemporary works by Rover Thomas (Joolama), Queenie Mackenzie (Nakarra), Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Ginger Riley, and a host of others; occasional prices in biro, but a very good copy of this superb catalogue for one of Indigenous art guru Tim Klingender’s most significant annual sales at Sotheby’s.