Benita Multa Napurrula. Desert Oaks Near Kunkayaunti, painting

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Benita Multa NAPURRULA (Aborigine, Australia, born in 1978)

Chênes du désert près de Kunkayunti (Desert Oaks Near Kunkayaunti, 2003)

Acrylic on canvas
Indicated references on verso of canvas : N°IKO3BNM37 (half visible)

Height : 133 cm (52-1/4 in.) - Width : 62 cm (24-1/4 in.)
Stretcher with wedges

Overall very good condition with very minor alteration measuring 1 cm (1/3 in.) on canvas’s border along the stretcher’s upper right with no visual entailments.

- Art center: Ikuntji Art Centre, Haats Bluff, Northern Territories, Australia

Work accompanied with a copy of its certificate of origin issued by Ikuntji Art Center, Haats Bluff.

Originally from Haasts Bluff, in the heart of the Australian desert, Benita Multa Napurrula belongs to an artists community that joyfully celebrates a homeland which was seized as a result of various displacements. Less realistic than imagined, his landscapes have warm colors and naive forms of a lost paradise. These territories represented here frontally and not from the sky, as is often the case in Aboriginal desert painting. The presence of many oaks in the desert evokes fertility of the earth and the territory’s hidden wealth around the sacred site of Kunkayunti.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014010911