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Lot 39: JOHNNY YUNGUT TJUPURRULA, born c.1930, TJUNGIMANTRA, 2002, synthetic polymer paint on linen
October 19, 2016
South Yarra, AustraliaLive Auction
JOHNNY YUNGUT TJUPURRULA, born c.1930, TJUNGIMANTRA, 2002, synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears inscription verso: artists name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. JY0210029 and Alison Kelly Gallery cat. AKG613
181.5 x 151.0 cm
Painted at Kintore in 2002
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Alison Kelly Gallery, Melbourne
Private collection, Sydney
Joel Fine Art, Melbourne, 16 October 2006, lot 22
The Luczo Family Collection, USA
This painting is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Papunya Tula Artiststhat states: This painting depicts designs associated with Tjungimanta, a site with several soakage waters just to the north east of the Kiwirrkura community. In mythological times a large group of Tingari Men came from the west and passed through this site during their travels to Lake Mackay.