Jiyirl 2007. Peter Newry.
Peter Newry

Jiyirl 2007

Natural ochres on canvas
80 x 60 cm
Area: Kununurra, Western Australia
Waringarri Arts, 944507

$2,500

Peter was born in 1939 at Newry Station and lived there until 1989 when he moved to Ivanhoe Station near Kununurra. He picked cotton while he lived around Kununurra and also worked as a builder's labourer while the township of Kununurra was being built. From there he went to live at Police Hole near the Keep River National Park which is situated close to the Northern Territory/Western Australia border. Peter started painting on a regular basis in 2002.

For further biographical information, see Short Street Gallery 

 

 

Item #4205

Price: $2,500.00

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