Narputta Nangala (b. 1933)
33 by 39in (84 x 100cm)
Synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Artist's name and Ikuntji Artists Catalog # IK03NJ107 on reverse side
Ikuntji Artists, Haast Bluff, Northern Territory, (Certificate Catalog #IKOBNJ107)
Marshall Arts, Adelaide
Private American Collection
The painting depicts a spirit woman gathering food in the sand hills of her country at Lake McDonald and introduces a figurative element in the work.
Narputta Nangala is a previous winner of the prestigious National Aboriginal Art Award (1997) and is represented in public and private collections.
cf. McCulloch A., McCulloch S., The New McCulloch Encyclopedia of Australian Art, AUS ART Editions, The Miegunyah, 2006, P.71