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Aboriginal Bark Painting

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
70
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, depicting spiders and webs, painted by Lipundja, at the Milingimbi Methodist Mission, Arnhem Land, June 1967, natural pigments on eucalyptus bark with label verso, (some small holes in the bark), 45 3/4 x 23 in.

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


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Mauricio Lasansky, Emilia Lasansky, Iowa City, Arnhem Land, Australian Aboriginal art, Bark, Bark painting, Geography of Australia, Geography of the Northern Territory, Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, Milingimbi Island, Northern Australia

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