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An image of Two women dreaming at Witjilki by Tjunkiya Napaltjarri

Tjunkiya Napaltjarri

(Australia circa 1930 – 18 Apr 2009)

Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region
Title
Two women dreaming at Witjilki
Place of origin
Walungurru (Kintore)Northern TerritoryAustralia
Year
1996
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Dimensions

55.0 x 61.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997
Accession number
72.1997
Copyright
© Tjunkiya Napaltjarri. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting depicts the Two Women Dreaming at the rockhole site of Witjilki, close by the secret men's cave of Mitukatjirri, to the south-east of the Kintore Community. In mythological times the Two Women made camp at this site before continuing their journey towards Kintore and then further west.

Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996

Exhibition history (1)

Papunya Women, Utopia Art Sydney, Waterloo, 16 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996