Men's Ceremonies at Wirritji, 1989

99 Johnny Scobie Tjapanangka (c1935 – 2000)
Men's Ceremonies at Wirritji, 1989
synthetic polymer paint on linen
136.5 x 91.0 cm
inscribed verso: artist’s name, Papunya Tula Artists cat. JS890357
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 15 - 21 July 2010, Melbourne


Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
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: ‘Men, represented by the “U” shapes are shown performing ceremonies at the site of Wirritji. The design is also used as body paint for young men’s ceremonies.’