1987/0179 Ngalyawiltirr

Ngalyawiltirr

Artist

Jimmy PIKE
Indigenous
Birth:
c 1940
 in
Japingka, south of Fitzroy Crossing, Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia
Death:
03 Nov 2002
 in
Derby, Western Australia

Artwork

Title
Ngalyawiltirr
Date
1985
Medium/Material
screen-print - one colour: black
Dimensions
50.9cm x 66.9cm (sheet)33.2cm x 43.0cm (image) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1987
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1987/0179
Currently not on display

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Artist statementWoman went hunting for Milkarra. Leave four children at that place. She went hunting to Ngalyawiltirr, she get bitten by snake, death adder. She put her hand in kangaroo hole and get bitten by snake. Children follow her track all the way from Milkarra. They find her dead. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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