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
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'.