Ada Bird Petyarre (c1930-2009) Australia (Aboriginal)

Biographical Information

An Aboriginal batik painter from the Northern Territory, Ada Petyarre was born about 1930. Her work often represents women's ceremonies. She has shown her work since 1977, sometimes with exhibitions touring overseas. Petyarre's work is represented in the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia, and several institutional collections in Australia and overseas. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Atnangkere (Awelye) 1990
Highest Price:
Atnangkere (Awelye) 1990
Synthetic polymer paint on linen, 151 x 122.5 cm
Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings4231A$27,600 N/A
Prints & Graphics20A$167 N/A
Objects11A$3,840 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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