Richard Moketarinja (1916-83) Australia (Aboriginal)

Biographical Information

Born in Hermannsberg, near Alice Springs in 1916, Richard Moketarinja was a champion runner who worked at the Hermannsberg Mission. He began painting in 1940 and in 1941 joined Rex Battarbee and Albert Namatjira on a painting trip, travelling on camels. Moketarinja's work is represented in the National Collection, Canberra, most state and some regional galleries. He died in 1983. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Untitled (Designs Associated with the Catepillar Dreaming [Ayeparenye Atyerre] from Mt Zeil [urlatherrke])
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Untitled (Designs Associated with the Catepillar Dreaming [Ayeparenye Atyerre] from Mt Zeil [urlatherrke])
Watercolour and pencil on artists board, 24.5 x 24.5; 25 x 24 cm
Australian and International Fine Art; Selected Works from the Estate of Paddy Bedford; Aboriginal Art, Bonhams, Sydney.
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