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An image of Women's Dreaming at Punkilpirri by Inyuwa Nampitjinpa

Inyuwa Nampitjinpa

(Australia circa 1922 – 1999)

Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region
Title
Women's Dreaming at Punkilpirri
Place of origin
Walungurru (Kintore)Northern TerritoryAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
79.1997
Copyright
© Estate of Inyuwa Nampitjinpa. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Exhibition history (1)

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