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An image of Snake dreaming by Timmy Payungka Tjapangati

Timmy Payungka Tjapangati

(Australia circa 1940 – 07 May 2000)

Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region
Snake dreaming
Place of origin
Central and Western DesertNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Cultural origin
Papunya Tula Movement
Media category
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on canvas

123 x 76.5 x 2.2 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1995
Accession number
© Estate of Timmy Payungka Tjapangati. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Vivien Johnson, Lives of the Papunya Tula Artists, 'Timmy Payungka Tjapangati', pg. 47-50, Northern Territory, 2008, 47 (colour illus.). NOTE: In this book the painting is reproduced with a different orientation.

Vivien Johnson, Painted Dreams, 'Collecting Western Desert Art - a personal view', pg. 8-13, Sydney, 1995, 10, 28, 29 (colour illus.,), 46. plate no. 8

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, 'The Festival of the Dreaming', pg. 22-23, Heidelberg, Sep 1997, 23 (illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

Painted Dreams, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1982–1982

Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997

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