Dick Roughsey (ca. 1920 – 1985) was an Australian Aboriginal artist from the Lardil language group on Mornington Island in the south-eastern Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland.His tribal name was Goobalathaldin meaning “the ocean, dancing”, describing a “rough sea”.: 132 He was an active and prominent figure involved in reviving and preserving the cultural life of the Lardil people. Jul 22, 2019 · Dick Roughsey was a figurehead and pioneer of Indigenous art and culture, throughout his career he explored life on Mornington Island, and Cape York. Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey: A legend in art and story. Posted by Guest Dick Roughsey.
For more fine art information on the value of 'Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey' please visit our Art Forum, which is free of charge and requires another registration. Estimate: AUD700 - AUD900 Description: DICK (GOOBALATHELDIN) ROUGHSEY (1924-1985) Gidgil (The Moon Man) c.1965 natural earth pigments on bark descriptive story attached verso 44 x 30cm PROVENANCE: Gifted in the 1950s-60s to Dr Tim O'Leary, a Flying Doctor who worked in Cape York, the Gulf of Carpentaria and Torres Strait for almost three decades from 1953 until 1980.
Or, register for Free Alerts To track 10 artists. (1924 - 1985) Dick (Goobalatheldin) Roughsey was active/lived in Australia. Dick Roughsey is known for painting. The Artist. Auction Records. Buy / Sell. Resources. Overview. Auction Records (83) For Sale (0) Signatures (1). Or, register for Free Alerts To track 10 artists. Already a member? Sign in here: x. Dick (Goobalatheldin) Roughsey (1924 - 1985) Dick (Goobalatheldin) Roughsey was active/lived in Australia. Dick Roughsey is known for painting. The Artist. Auction Records. Buy / Sell. Resources. Overview. Auction.
Dick Roughsey Goobalathaldin was an Aboriginal Australian painter who was born in 1920. Their work was featured in several exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the QAGOMA, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art and the Cairns Art Gallery. Dick Roughsey Goobalathaldin's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with. Mar 30, 2019 · ‘Stories of this Land’ is the first major retrospective celebrating the work and life of Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey (1920-1985). The exhibition brings together seventy works including barks, paintings, ceremonial and historical objects, draft illustrations from his children’s book (The Rainbow Serpent) and three story book films.
Percy Trezise and Dick Roughsey discuss a painting of the Rainbow Serpent with Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, 19 March 1975 [picture] / Don Edwards. Dick Roughsey (Goobalathaldin) (1920-1985), artist and writer, was born in 1920 on Mornington Island, Queensland, and named Goobalathaldin. A member of the Lardil 'tribe', he was one of five brothers and grew up in an Aboriginal family clan, leading a traditional lifestyle.