Untitled (Dingo Dreaming) bears artist's name and Papunya Tula Artists catalogue number MN910572 (obscured) on the reverse synthetic polymer paint on linen 90 x 60cm
PROVENANCE: Painted at Kintore in 1991 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.62, cat. no.184; vol 2, cat. no.184 (illus.). Hank Ebes (ed.), The Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Japan: The Yomiuri Shimbun, 2001, p.73 (illus.)., p.116
EXHIBITED: Nangara: the australian aboriginal art exhibition from the Ebes collection, Stichting Sint-jan, Brugge, Belgium, March 9 - June 23, 1996, cat. no.184 The Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, Asahikawa, Japan, April 13 May 27, 2001; Tochigi Prefectual Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan, July 15 September 2, 2001; Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan, November 10 - December 16, 2001, cat. no.71 Dreamtime - Aboriginal Art from the Ebes Collection, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishoj, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 11 - August 13, 2006
This painting is sold with an accompanying Papunya Tula Artists certificate that reads: 'This painting depicts Dingo Dreaming at the site of Nyunmanu to the south east of the Kintore community. The roundel represent the home of the Dingo Ancestors on the top of the hill at the site. The artist has shown the tracks of the dingoes as they move around the area in search of food for their young'.
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