Purkitji (Diptych), 2002 each bears artist's name and Warlayirti Artists catalogue number 1201/02 on the reverse synthetic polymer paint on linen each panel is 150 x 75cm (59 1/16 x 29 1/2in).
PROVENANCE: Painted at Billiluna, Western Australia Purchased from Warlayirti Artists, Wirrimanu (Balgo Hills), Western Australia in December 2003
EXHIBITED: 20th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 16 August - 7 December 2003, cat. no. 15 Paintings from Remote Communities: Indigenous Australian Art from the Laverty Collection, Sydney, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand, 15 December 2007 - 24 February 2008; Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, 5 July - 31 August 2008
The diptych Purkitji is a conceptual map of the waterholes along the course of Sturt Creek where each concentric square represents a named site.
This painting is sold with accompanying Warlayirti Artists documentation.