Lot 78

Fencer, Lorna Napurrula1924-2006 Aboriginal Caterpillar Dreaming 04 2006

Description:

Fencer, Lorna Napurrula1924-2006 Aboriginal Caterpillar Dreaming 04 2006. 24 x 9.75 ins., (61 x 25 cms.), Acrylic on Canvas, Provenance: Whitford Fine Art Label verso also LF 324560 inscribed on the canvas. Very good condition and framed well. Provenance: Three further photographs: Lorna painting the picture, early stage, Lorna painting with the picture more fully developed and finally Lorna holding the finished painting.. It is very unusual to have such interesting photographs of an Aborigine painting.When the people were digging for yams under the tree, caterpillars dropped off the leaves onto the bare arms and faces of the pickers causing considerable problems of itching.Sadly when the yams were ripe so were the caterpillars in abundance.

Auction Date: December 2019

Estimate:

£800 - £1200

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