circa 1945 -
This work was highly commended in the Wynne Prize 2003 and acquired by the Gallery in 2016.
George Tjungurrayi was born in the vicinity of Kiwirrkura c. 1945 and came in from the desert by way of Mount Doreen and Yuendumu. In 1962 he accompanied Jeremy Long on a patrol out into the Western Desert. He began painting at west camp in Papunya, NT around 1976 and has since worked at Yayayi, Mount Liebig and Walungurru (Kintore).
acrylic on linen
186.0 x 244.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges 2016. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program
Not on display
© George Tjungurrayi. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2003, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 2003–25 May 2003