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:
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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