Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi (circa 1920-1987)

 
  Snake Dreaming at Lampintjanya , 1972  Synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board 64 x 44cm  Provenance: Painted at Papunya during May-July 1972 Consigned ‘unmarked’ to the Stuart Art Centre, Alice Springs Tim Guthrie, Melbourne Sotheby’s,  Important Aboriginal Art , Melbourne, 30 June 1997, lot 22 Private collection, Sydney  Exhibited:  Tjukurrtjanu: Origins of Western Desert Art , The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 30 September 2011 - 12 February 2012  Aux Sources de la Peinture: Aborigene , Musee du quai Branly, Paris, 9 October 2012 - 20 January 2013  Literature: Sotheby’s,  Important Aboriginal Art , Melbourne, 30 June 1997, lot 22, p.24 (illus.). Geoffrey Bardon, and James Bardon, Papunya,  A Place Made After the Story: The Beginnings of the Western Desert Painting Movement , Melbourne: The Miegunyah Press, 2004, p.344, ptg.292 (illus.).

Snake Dreaming at Lampintjanya, 1972

Synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board
64 x 44cm

Provenance:
Painted at Papunya during May-July 1972
Consigned ‘unmarked’ to the Stuart Art Centre, Alice Springs
Tim Guthrie, Melbourne
Sotheby’s, Important Aboriginal Art, Melbourne, 30 June 1997, lot 22
Private collection, Sydney

Exhibited:
Tjukurrtjanu: Origins of Western Desert Art, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 30 September 2011 - 12 February 2012
Aux Sources de la Peinture: Aborigene, Musee du quai Branly, Paris, 9 October 2012 - 20 January 2013

Literature:
Sotheby’s, Important Aboriginal Art, Melbourne, 30 June 1997, lot 22, p.24 (illus.).
Geoffrey Bardon, and James Bardon, Papunya, A Place Made After the Story: The Beginnings of the Western Desert Painting Movement, Melbourne: The Miegunyah Press, 2004, p.344, ptg.292 (illus.).