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Title

Awelye (For the mountain devil lizard)


Artist

Ada Bird Petyarre

Australia

circa 1930 -

Language groups

Alyawarr, Central Desert region, Anmatyerr, Central Desert region


Details


Place where the work was made

Utopia Northern Territory Australia


Date

1994


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on polycotton


Dimensions

206.2 x 182.0 x 3.0 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

212.1994


Artist information

Ada Bird Petyarre

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Utopia

Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Board of Studies of New South Wales, Aboriginal Perspective- History Teaching Kit, Sydney, 1995, 14,27,49,53,56,63,93,113. PS Worksheet 287

Edmund Capon, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 47 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 106, 107 (colour illus.), 138, 139. plate no. 51