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    Pencil Yam by Bessie Petyarre (SOLD)

    30cm x 30cm

    Atnwelarr, the pencil yam, and Kame, the seed of this plant, are the subject of Bessie’s painting. Specifically, dot work in this painting symbolises the seed.

    In the Dreamtime, there are two parts to the pencil 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.

    Artist

    Name: Bessie Petyarre
    Skin name: Petyarre (also spelled Pitjara)
    Language group: Anmatyerre
    Country: Alhalkere 
    Region: Utopia, Central Australia
    Born: 1971

     

        • Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
        • Size of painting: 30cm x 30cm
        • Size of canvas border: Approx 6cm
        • Background colour: Black
        • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and artist profile.
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