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Title

Door twenty-six, from the portfolio Yuendumu Doors

2000-2001


Artist

Paddy Japaljarri Sims

Australia

circa 1917 -

Language group

Warlpiri, Central Desert region


Details


Other Title

Snake dreaming


Place where the work was made

Yuendumu Northern Territory Australia


Date

2000-2001


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, black and red ochre ink on cream laid paper


Edition

15/75


Dimensions

19.0 x 7.4 cm platemark; 36.0 x 28.5 cm sheet; 46.2 x 32.2 cm mount


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "+". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by Niall and Freya Edwards-FitzSimons 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

352.2001.26


Artist information

Paddy Japaljarri Sims

Works in the collection

10


Place

Where the work was made
Yuendumu

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • One sun, one moon, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Jul 2007–02 Dec 2007


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Christine Nicholls, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘Painting with passion and purpose: Yuendumu, Lajamanu, Willowra, Nyirrpi and Ikuntji’, pg. 195-201, Sydney, 2007, 201 (colour illus.).

Jill Sykes', Look, 'Opening doors', pg. 14-15, Melbourne, Sep 2001, 14 (colour illus.). titled 'Door 26 - Snake Dreaming'