(Australia circa 1925 – 1999)
122.0 x 91.0 cm stretcher
The design elements in this painting depict events at the rockhole site of Kirritji, south-west of the Kintore Community, in the vicinity of Lake MacDonald. The artist has shown two men of the Tjangala kinship subsection who are hunting for kangaroos in the area. The spears used by the men are shown in the centre of the work, while at the bottom of the work their young son, Tjampitjinpa, is shown sleeping.
Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996
Craig Brush, Look, 'In the beginning ...', pg. 22, South Yarra, Aug 2000, 22 (colour illus.).
Doreen Mellor, Art and Australia (Vol. 39, No. 1), 'Indigenous art', pg. 165-166, St Leonards, Sep 2001-Nov 2001, 165 (illus.).
Hetti Perkins and Hannah Fink (Editors), Papunya Tula: genesis and genius, Sydney, 2000, 146 (colour illus.), 286. no catalogue number
Papunya Women, Utopia Art Sydney, Waterloo, 16 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996
Papunya Tula: Genesis and Genius, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Aug 2000–12 Nov 2000
Papunya Tula, Ala Mazzoniana Stazione Termini, Rome