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Darby Ross Tjampitjinpa

Warna Jukurrpa (Snake Dreaming), 1995

Property from The Thomas Vroom Collection

Darby Ross Tjampitjinpa

Darby Ross Tjampitjinpa

Warna Jukurrpa (Snake Dreaming), 1995

Warna Jukurrpa (Snake Dreaming), 1995

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Property from The Thomas Vroom Collection


Darby Ross Tjampitjinpa

Circa 1905 - 2005

Warna Jukurrpa (Snake Dreaming), 1995


Synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Bears artists name and Warlukulangu Artist’s catalogue number 114/95 on the reverse

72 in by 24 in (183 by 61 cm)

Painting is unframed on a keyed stretcher which is slightly warped. The painting appears in excellent condition overall with no repairs or restorations, with minor scuffing in areas at the edges and corners.


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Painted for Warlukulangu Artists at Yuendemu, Northern Territory
The Thomas Vroom Collection, The Netherlands, acquired from the above
This painting is sold with accompanying Warlukurlangu Artist's documentation with descriptive notes that read in part, "The site associated with this Dreaming is Ngarlikiralangu north of Yuendumu. The Dreaming is about the Rdajalpa (Brown Carpet Snake) that lives at Kunarrurpa in the Ngarlikiralangu area [...] The Dreaming belongs to Jampijinpa, Jangala moiety. In this painting the sinuous lines represent the snakes and concentric circles represent the snake's holes."