Kangaroo and Spear Dreaming bears artist's name, dimensions, date, Red Rock Art catalogue number KP1312, and Tineriba Fine Arts on the reverse natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas 90 x 120cm
PROVENANCE: Painted in 2001 Red Rock Art, Kununurra Tineriba Fine Art, Adelaide Private collection Sotheby's, Important Aboriginal Art, Melbourne, 24 July 2007, lot 131 Private collection
This painting was originally sold with an accompanying Red Rock Art certificate that read: 'This work refers to a ceremony performed prior to a kangaroo hunt, it is held by a place called Warla in the great sandy deserts where there are many water holes and is described by the artist as "flat like an airport". During the "dry" time rock kangaroos were hunting with spears (shown as straight lines connecting the circular shapes, rockholes).'
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