On June 10 Sotheby’s will present its inaugural London sale in the field of Aboriginal Art. This landmark auction is the first to be held by a major auction house outside of Australia. Showcasing work by indigenous Australians spanning more than 200 years, the sale is focused around a selection of works from the Thomas Vroom Collection, one of Europe’s largest and most important collections of Aboriginal Art. Of the 75 lots on offer, 64 come from the collection of Thomas Vroom, and a further 11 from collections in the UK, USA, Italy and Australia. Tim Klingender, Sotheby’s, Senior Consultant Australian Art, who has curated the sale, said, “With the Vroom collection at the heart of the sale we are able to offer works of exceptional historical importance and significance, rarity and quality. These museum quality artworks range from early stone carved shields, extraordinary bark paintings of erotic spirit figures an

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