Anaty (Desert Yam) by Jeannie Mills Pwerle (SOLD)

Artist: Jeannie Mills Pwerle
Size: 30cm x 30cm
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Code: SP0133

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Designs in this painting reflect the Anaty (Desert Yam) Dreaming. The Anaty is the Alyawarr word for desert yam which is similar to a sweet potato and grows in the wild across Central Australia. Growing up to the size of a human head, this yam is an important food source for the Aboriginal people of Central Australia and is still collected and eaten today.

The linear brush work represents the yam and flower, while the dot work in this painting represents its seed.

Artist

Name: Jeannie Mills
Skin name: Pwerle (also spelled Pwerl, Pula)
Language group: Alyawarr
Country: Irrwelty
Lives: Utopia, Central Australia
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    • Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    • Background colour: Black
    • Size of painting: 30cm x 30cm
    • Canvas border: Black, approx 6cm
    • This painting comesunstretched and rolled in a tube.
    • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticityand artist profile.

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