We are open 🌷 Thank you for supporting an artist

0 0

Your Cart is Empty

Yam Dreaming by Greeny Purvis Petyarre

120cm x 45cm

Ethically sourced and 100% original

Atnwelarr, the pencil yam, and Kame, its seed, are the subject of this painting.

In the Dreamtime, there are two parts to this yam story. Two different seeds were born that created two different species of yam; one called Atnwelarr which belongs to Alhalkere and Atnangkere countries, and the other called Arlatyeye which belongs to Arnumarra country.

Dots in this painting symbolise the seed while repetitious lines represent the root system (the yams) beneath the ground.

Artist

Name: Greeny Purvis
Skin name: Petyarre (also spelled Pitjara)
Language group: Anmatyerre
Country: Alhalkere
Region: Utopia, Central Australia
Born: c. 1930
Dec: 2010
Read Greeny Purvis Petyarre's full bio »

Related Content

Lost Legends exhibition I 3 Feb - 31 Mar 2017

  • Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
  • Size of painting: 120cm x 45cm with approx 5cm edges
  • Background colour: Yellow ochre

 

Please allow 1-3 week days for dispatch on this piece followed by express shipping (1-3 week days for domestic shipment or 10-14 week days for international shipment).

This painting comes unstretched and rolled in a tube.

See our full shipping details »

Catalogue: MB020470

Have your new painting arrive ready to hang (Australian deliveries). We work with a framer to get your artwork stretched and delivered ready to hang so you don't have to worry about anything. 

Go to Custom Stretching

100% Original

This painting is 100% original. Hand painted by the artist with acrylics.

Ethically sourced

Enjoy your art with peace of mind. All paintings are sourced ethically and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity which includes the artwork's story.

Free Shipping

Don't stress about postage, we've got you covered. All paintings are shipped FREE worldwide.

Easy Returns

Not completely satisfied with the piece? No problem. We have an easy returns guarantee.

Subscribe