Otto Pareroultja (1914-73) Australia (Aboriginal)

Biographical Information

Born in 1914 at Hermannsburg near Alice Springs, Otto Pareroultja was a member of the Arunta Tribe of Aborigines, and the elder brother of Edwin and Reuben. Like the other Hermannsburg artists, he painted the central Australian landscape in watercolour in an impressionist manner, but his use of circles and lines is reminiscent of primitive Aboriginal art forms. Pareroultja's work is represented in the National Collection, Canberra and in many state galleries. He died in 1973. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Central Australian Landscape 1950s
Highest Price:
Central Australian Landscape 1950s
Watercolour on paper, 54 x 73 cm
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings76A$32,400 N/A
Works on Paper344173A$84,000 A$2,118
Objects52A$3,600 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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