An image of Two Men and sleeping Youth at Kirritji

Tatali Nangala

(Australia circa 1925 – 1999)

Community
Walungurru (Kintore), Western Desert region
Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region

Two Men and sleeping Youth at Kirritji

Location
Not on display
Further information

The design elements in this painting depict events at the rockhole site of Kirritji, south-west of the Kintore Community, in the vicinity of Lake MacDonald. The artist has shown two men of the Tjangala kinship subsection who are hunting for kangaroos in the area. The spears used by the men are shown in the centre of the work, while at the bottom of the work their young son, Tjampitjinpa, is shown sleeping.

Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996

Place of origin
Central and Western Desert, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
1996
Media
Painting
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Dimensions
122.0 x 91.0 cm stretcher
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997
Accession number
80.1997
Copyright
© Estate of Tatali Nangala. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney