Anatjari Tjampitjinpa (circa 1927-1999) Untitled (Tjulnya Dreaming)
Lot 42
Anatjari Tjampitjinpa (circa 1927-1999) Untitled (Tjulnya Dreaming)
Sold for AU$ 3,660 (US$ 3,417) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Anatjari Tjampitjinpa (circa 1927-1999)
Untitled (Tjulnya Dreaming)
bears artist's name and Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number AT870393 on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint on linen
76 x 51cm

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Kiwirrkura in 1987
    Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
    Ebes Collection, Melbourne

    LITERATURE:
    Hank Ebes (ed.), Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Melbourne: The Aboriginal Gallery of Dreamings, 1996, vol 1, p.58, cat. no.149; vol 2, cat. no.149 (illus.).

    EXHIBITED:
    Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.149

    This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads: 'This painting depicts the Snake Dreaming at the site of Mingalwalli. This is a large rockhole place to the west of Kiwirrkura community. The sinuous lines throughout the work represent the path of travel of the Snake Ancestors and the design at either side shows the hills surrounding Mingalwalli'.
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