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Title

Women's Dreaming at Punkilpirri

1996


Artist

Inyuwa Nampitjinpa

Australia

circa 1922 - 1999

Language group

Pintupi, Western Desert region


About

In this painting the artist has depicted a Womens' Dreaming at her birthplace, Punkilpirri, a large permanent water site to the south of the Tjukula Community.
A large group of women camped at this site and caught the large lizard known as ngulpa which they cooked and ate.

Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996


Details


Place where the work was made

Walungurru (Kintore) Northern Territory Australia


Date

1996


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas


Dimensions

61.0 x 55.4 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997


Location

Not on display


Accession number

79.1997


Artist information

Inyuwa Nampitjinpa

Artist profile

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Walungurru (Kintore)

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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