Lot 240: Lindsay Corby Tjapaltjarri 2004 Untitled synthetic polymer paint on canvas
December 11, 2016
Sydney, AustraliaLive Auction
Lindsay Corby Tjapaltjarri
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
137 x 91 cm
Papunya Tula, N.T Private Collection, NSW
This painting depicts designs associated with the travels of an Ancestral snake from the site of Karrinyarra (Mt Wedge) to Tjikari in the West. On this journey this snake encountered another snake and they proceeded to fight.Upon completion of the fight the two snakes went separate ways with one travelling to Puntujtalpa (Jupiter Well) and the other travelling south. The patterned design in this painting depicts the skin of the snakes.