Some highlights from Bonhams Laverty Collection auction yesterday include 3 Emily Kngwarreye’s, one which fetched $244,000 (all prices include premium):

Untitled (Alagura/Alhalkere), 1989 inscribed ‘Emily’ and bears catalogue number B154 on the reverse, synthetic polymer paint on canvas 150 x 120cm (59 1/16 x 47 1/4in) which sold for $244,000

Untitled, 1996 which fetched $97,600

Untitled (Alalgura Landscape/Yam Flowers), 1995 which sold for $54,900

Other top prices on the day:

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri, Untitled (Rain Dreaming at Nyunmanu), 1994 bears artist’s name and Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number MN940293 on the reverse synthetic polymer paint on linen 152 x 183 cm (59 13/16 x 72 1/16in) $219,600

A Paddy Bedford which sold for $201,300 (Ngarrmaliny-Cockatoo at Police Hole, 2003 inscribed ‘PB’ and bears title and Jirrawun Arts catalogue number PB 7-2003-157 on the reverse, natural earth pigments on linen 150 x 180cm (59 1/16 x 70 7/8in)

Jan Billycan, Kirriwirri, 2007 natural earth pigments on plywood 180 x 180cm (70 7/8 x 70 7/8in) – $97,000

See our online gallery and Six Masters Exhibition for more by these artists