Boy's Story (Version 2)

provenance

Painted at Papunya, Northern Territory;
Stuart Art Centre, Alice Springs (stock 12035);
Private Collection;
Christie's, South Kensington, 1992;
Patrick Corbally Stourton, United Kingdom;
Private Collection, London;
Purchased by Leslie Smith Gallery, Amsterdam, 2011

literature

Patrick Corbally Stourton, Songlines and Dreamings: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Painting, Lund Humphries, London, 1996, p. 61 (illustrated)
Geoffrey and James Bardon, Papunya, A Place Made After the Story: The Beginnings of the Western Desert Painting Movement. The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2004, p. 475

Don Ellis Tjapanangka

b. 1925
d. 1976
Alice Springs

Don Ellis Tjapanangka (1925-1976) is one of the original Pintupi shareholders and an associate of the group of senior painting men at Papunya in 1971. He is mentioned by Geoffrey Bardon as a collaborator on the Papunya School murals project. The Honey Ant Mural, a bold expression of Aboriginal culture in a government settlement, inspired immense pride in the Papunya community. This proj . . .
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