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Aboriginal Bark Painting

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Aboriginal Bark Painting, attributed to George Milpurrupurru (1934-1998), c. late 1960s, "Dupan-Final Rites Ceremony," natural pigments on eucalyptus bark, (some small holes in the bark), 52 1/2 x 30 in.

Provenance: Mauricio and Emilia Lasansky collection, Iowa City, Iowa; by descent to the present owners.
Estimate $1,800-2,600


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Keywords

George Milpurrupurru, Mauricio Lasansky, Emilia Lasansky, Iowa City, Australian Aboriginal art, Bark, Bark painting, Eucalyptus, Geography of Iowa, Iowa, United States, Visual arts

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