Emily Kame Kngwarreye
Aboriginal Australian (Anmatyerre), 1910-1996
Alagura - My Country, 1993
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Signed, notations to verso. Unframed.

From essay included with the Certificate of Authenticity:
"Emily uses layer upon layer of various colored dots in this painting to describe the terrain in which she lives. She depicts an aerial view of Utopia, her homeland. Emily says she sees these vivid colors at certain times of the year only when she is in a deep sleep. Which could possibly be astral travelling. Her paintings of these types are basically DREAMING MAPS of her area.
Emily paints with all types of bush tucker in mind, i.e.: kangaroos, lizards, snakes, witchetty grubs, bush plums, yams, etc."

  • Sold at Sotheby's Melbourne 29 June 1998, lot 308. Includes Certificate of Authenticity #7893 from the Original Aboriginal Art Co.
  • Dimensions:
  • 74.40 x 42.51 in. (189 x 108 cm.)
  • Artist Name:
  • Emily Kame Kngwarreye
  • Medium:
  • Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
  • Condition:
  • Stretched canvas, never framed. Paint surface tight and stable, free of craquelure. Examined under UV- no restoration. Colors bright and fresh.

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