Body Paint Designs at the Rockhole Site of Kirritjina, 2001

30 Kanya Tjapangati (born c1950)
Body Paint Designs at the Rockhole Site of Kirritjina, 2001
synthetic polymer paint on linen
122.0 x 106.5 cm
inscribed verso: artist’s name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. KT0108135
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 15 - 21 July 2010, Melbourne

Provenance

Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
William Mora Galleries, Melbourne (stamped verso)
The Collection of William and Lucy Mora, Melbourne

This painting is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs, which reads in part: ‘This painting depicts body paint designs associated with Tingari ceremonies at the large rockhole site of Kirritijina, north of Jupiter Well. In mythological times a large group of Tingari Men camped at this site before travelling east to Lake Mackay.’