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Tjunkiya Napaljarri

153 Career Overall Rank

67 2017 Market Rank

  • Born: 1927 - 2009

  • Region: Western Desert, NT
  • Community: Kintore

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Tjunkiya Napaljarri, daughter of famous artist Mitjili Naparrula, was born in 1927 in the Kintore. She transitioned from making traditional batiks to painting canvases in the early 1990s. Before her death in 2009, at the age of 92, she became a renowned and celebrated artist as well as a senior Pintupi woman in Papunya Tula.

 

 

Collections

National Gallery of Australia
Araluen Collection (Alice Springs) 
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Campbelltown City Art Gallery
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
National Gallery of Victoria
Supreme Court of the Northern Territory
Artbank

Selected Exhibitions

'Minyma Tjukurrpa`, 1995.
`Twenty-five Years and Beyond`, 1999.
`PAPUNYA TULA Genesis and Genius`, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2000.

Profile References

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Sites

Umari, Kiwirrkurra

Subjects

Medium

Synthetic Polymer Paint on Linen and Canvas

Regional Map

Note: This map is a representation and not accurate. Some sites are sacred and therefore not shown.

Market Performance

Career Totals

AIAM100 Rank
153
AIAM100 Rating
1.1709
Sold/Offered
51/89
Clearance Rate
57%
Average Price
$2,174
Total Price
$110,878
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
0.0000 0.0343 0.0948 0.0445 0.2717 0.3276 0.2207 0.0000 0.0283 0.1676 0.3545 0.0000 0.0580 0.1691 0.0310 0.0832 0.1992 0.2013
0/0 1/1 2/2 1/2 5/7 6/12 4/6 0/7 1/5 3/5 6/12 0/0 4/7 4/6 1/1 3/3 5/8 5/5
$0 $1,175 $2,245 $1,980 $2,952 $2,982 $3,045 $0 $800 $3,120 $3,490 $0 $210 $1,788 $960 $769 $1,587 $1,622
Yearly Market Performance Graph from 2000 - 2017

Top 10 Artworks Sold at Auction

1

Women Gathering at the Rockhole Site of Umari, 2002

sale price: $7,200.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 87 date: 24/03/2010
183 x 153 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
2

Untitled

sale price: $7,170.00
auction: Christie's , Sydney  lot: 32 date: 12/10/2004
91 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
3

Senior Women's Travels from the Rockhole Site of Umari, East of Kiwirrkura 2000

sale price: $6,840.00
auction: Sotheby's Australia Pty. Ltd., Melbourne  lot: 156 date: 31/10/2006
122 x 91.5 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
4

Untitled

sale price: $5,975.00
auction: Christie's , Melbourne  lot: 188 date: 30/08/2005
167 x 46 cm Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
5

Untitled

sale price: $4,541.00
auction: Christie's , Melbourne  lot: 13 date: 30/08/2005
121 x 91 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
6

Women Gathering at the Rockhole Site of Umari, 2000

sale price: $4,440.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 121 date: 21/07/2010
122 x 61 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
7

Umari, 2003

sale price: $4,320.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne  lot: 113 date: 14/10/2009
91.5 x 106.5 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
8

Untitled 2001

sale price: $4,200.00
auction: Sotheby's Australia Pty. Ltd., Melbourne  lot: 155 date: 31/10/2006
122 x 121.5 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
9

Rockhole Site of Umar, 2002

sale price: $4,200.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 188 date: 27/11/2013
153 x 61 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
10

Untitled, 2004

sale price: $3,840.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 86 date: 24/03/2010
105.5 x 27.5 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen

Available Artworks

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