Eileen Yaritja Stevens (ca. 1915-2008)
Wanaupi Tjukurpa, 2006
38 by 42in (97 x 107cm)
Synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Artist's name and Tjungu Palya Catalog #TPEYS06381 on reverse side
Tjungu Palya, South Australia (Certificate Catalog #TPEYS06381)
Aboriginal & Pacific Art Gallery, Sydney
Private American Collection
The artist was a senior Pitjantjatjara artist (South Australia) whose work is defined by a vibrant palate imparting linear abstraction to her work.
The painting depicts mythological water snake men dreaming for Nyapari at a place called Piltati.
Eileen Stevens is represented in numerous public and private collections.