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Title

Two women dreaming at Witjilki

1996

Artist

Tjunkiya Napaltjarri

Australia

circa 1930 – 18 Apr 2009

Language group: Pintupi, Western Desert region

  • 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
    55.0 x 61.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Mollie Gowing Acquisition fund for Contemporary Aboriginal art 1997
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    72.1997
    Copyright
    © Estate of Tjunkiya Napaltjarri. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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  • About

    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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Walungurru (Kintore)

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Papunya Women, Utopia Art Sydney Pty Ltd, Alexandria, 16 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996

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