Nyunmanu (Dingo Dreaming) bears Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number MN850514 (obscured) on the reverse synthetic polymer paint on linen 150 x 90cm
PROVENANCE: Painted at Kintore in 1985 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.42, cat. no.25; vol 2, cat. no.25 (illus.).
EXHIBITED: Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.25
This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads in part: 'This painting depicts the Dingo Dreaming at the site of Nyunmanu to the south-east of the Kintore community. The roundels in the painting represent a rockhole at Nyunmanu where an Ancestor Dingo family of a man, woman and children made their camp. As this is a sacred site and part of the Tingari Song Cycle no further details were revealed'.