Jan Billycan (born circa 1930) Kirriwirri
Lot 62
Jan Billycan (born circa 1930) Kirriwirri
AU$ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 2,800 - 4,700
Auction Details
Lot Details
Jan Billycan (born circa 1930)
bears artist's name, medium, dimensions, Short St Gallery catalogue number 11547 and William Mora Galleries stamp on the reverse
synthetic polymer paint and raw pigment on linen
80 x 60cm


    Painted in 2007
    Short St Gallery, Broome
    William Mora Galleries, Melbourne
    Private collection

    This painting is sold with accompanying Short St Gallery documentation that reads:'"This place is the birth place of my father's clan. Our clan is also named Kirriwirri, and call each individual members of this clan Kirriwirri. There is big warla (mud flat) at this place. This is what this painting is about". Kirriwirri is in the Great Sandy Desert close to and west of Well 33 on the Canning Stock Route. It is the birth place of Jan and her family. This work shows tali (sand dunes) and jila (living water).'
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