Smith & Singer
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CLIFFORD POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI
circa 1932-2002

Rain Dreaming Dance (1972)

† $200,000–300,000

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© Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri/Copyright Agency, 2020

CLIFFORD POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI

circa 1932-2002
Rain Dreaming Dance (1972)

synthetic polymer paint on composition board
51 x 35 cm

  • Lot Sold $200,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $250,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Painted at Papunya, Northern Territoy (1972)
Private Collection, acquired from the above
Private Collection, New York, acquire from the above in 1975
Important Aboriginal & Oceanic Art, Sotheby's Australia (now trading as Smith & Singer), Sydney, 18 October 2011, lot 53, illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Literature

Jason Gibson and John Kean, ''New Possum Found!' Photographic Influences on Anmatyerr Art', emaj, Melbourne, 9 May 2016, pp. 1-20, p. 2 (illustrated), 'Untitled (Kwaty anganenty rntwem - Rain Dreaming Dance)'

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