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Title

Women's Dreaming at Punkilpirri

1996

Artist

Inyuwa Nampitjinpa

Australia

circa 1922 - 1999

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
    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
    Copyright
    © Estate of Inyuwa Nampitjinpa. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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  • 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

  • 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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