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Past Sales

Ngapa Tjukulpa - Water Dreaming, 1995
Water Dreaming 1987
Napakulangu 1987

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Sold 25 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Mick Gill Tjakamarra

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An Australian Aboriginal painter, born in 1919, Mick Tjakamarra is from the Lake Hazlett region of Western Australia. He has exhibited in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, and his work is represented in the state galleries of Western Australia and Victoria.

The earliest auction listing we have for Mick Gill Tjakamarra is in 1988 and in total 41 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 25 (61%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $4,880 for Lappi Lappi (Water Dreaming) sold by Bonhams in March 2013. This year 4 works have been offered for sale. Works by Mick Gill Tjakamarra are held by the Museum Of New Zealand, National Gallery of Victoria and a further two major public national galleries (see list below).

Mick Gill Tjakamarra is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McCulloch, Alan McCulloch, Susan McCulloch, Emily McCulloch-Childs. The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. 4th Edition, Aus Art Melbourne & The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Page 171
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 674
  • Johnson, Vivien, Aboriginal Artists of the Western Desert-A Biographical Dictionary. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1994. Page 100
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • Australian Prints + Printmaking, a database listing printmaking artists from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region based on the print collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

Artists' Resale Royalty

Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…

Yes, eligible, subject to the artist satisfying the residency test. The artist is alive or has been deceased for less than 70 years. Contact the Copyright Agency for information on the residency test.

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