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Lot 44: WILLY TJUNGURRAYI, born c.1930, KAAKURATINTJA (LAKE MACDONALD), 2003, synthetic polymer paint on linen
19 October 2016
South Yarra, AustraliaLive Auction
WILLY TJUNGURRAYI, born c.1930, KAAKURATINTJA (LAKE MACDONALD), 2003, synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears inscription verso: artists name, size and Papunya Artists cat. WT0310260
181.0 x 151.0 cm
Painted at Kintore in 2003
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
The Luczo Family Collection, USA
This painting is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Papunya Tula Artists that states: This painting depicts designs associated with the site of Kaakuratintja (Lake MacDonald) slightly west of Kintore. In mythological times a large group of Tingari Men, both young and old, travelled to this site from the west. As they approached a fierce hailstorm occurred which killed the entire group.