Wallaby Dreaming at Paranya bears Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number AT870489 on the reverse synthetic polymer paint on linen 121 x 91cm
PROVENANCE: Painted at Kintore in 1987 Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs Margaret Carnegie Collection, Melbourne 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.42, cat. no.31; vol 2, cat. no.31 (illus.).
EXHIBITED: Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.31
This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads: 'In this painting the artist has depicted the Wallaby Dreaming at the site of Paranya, a soakage water site the the north-west of the Kintore Community.
The central roundel represents the main camp and the other roundels are places at which the wallabies camp as they move back and forth to the main camp site. As the ceremonies associated with this Dreaming are of a secret nature, the artist did not reveal any further detail'.
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