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    Pencil Yam by Delvine Petyarre (SOLD)

    30cm x 30cm

    This painting represents the atnwelarr (pencil yam).

    The atnwelarr is a native trailing herb that will cover large areas of ground after significant rain. 

    Its luscious bright green leaves bring the bush to life. Delvine's works capture the untamed movement as the atnwelarr emerges from the ground and sweeps across the desert floor.

    In the right conditions, small yellow flowers will bloom and tubers (pencil yams) will be found beneath the surface which are a delicious and once important food source.

    Artist

    Name: Delvine Petyarre
    Skin name: Petyarre(also spelled Pitjara)
    Language group: Anmatyerre
    Country: Alhalkere
    Region: Utopia, Central Australia
    Born: 1982

    • Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    • Background colour: Black
    • Size of painting: 30cm x 30cm
    • Border: Approx 6cm strip of black canvas
    • This painting comesunstretched and rolled in a tube.
    • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticityand artist profile.
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