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George Tjapanangka (b. 1938)

Lot 91: George Tjapanangka - Bushfire Dreaming

Strauss & Co

July 15, 2019
Johannesburg , South Africa

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George Tjapanangka
Bushfire Dreaming
the artist's name and "This painting depicts the Bushfire Dreaming at Wilkinkarra (Lake Mackay). In mythological times two men of the Tjakamarra kinship subsection lit a fire at this site. The central section represents the lake and the red and yellow lines the sandhills surrounding the lake." inscribed on an Art of the Western Desert label adhered to the reverse
oil on canvas
27,5 by 105,5cm, excluding frame; 31 by 109,5 by 4cm, including frame

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