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Pencil Yam Flower by Elizabeth Loy

Artist: Elizabeth Loy Kngwarreye
Size: 30cm x 30cm
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Code: SP0397

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This painting depicts leaves and flowers of the pencil yam. 

Pencil yams are small tubers growing beneath the surface of a native trailing herb. These are still harvested today.

Above ground, the leaves of this herb will cover large areas of ground after significant rain and produce small yellow flower.s The leaves are bright green and bring the bush to life. 

Elizabeth's painting captures the untamed movement as the flowering herb emerges from the ground and sweeps across the desert floor.

 

Artist

Name: Elizabeth Loy
Skin name: Kngwarreye
Language group: Anmatyerre
Country: Alhalkere 
Region: Utopia, Central Australia
Born: 1961

 

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

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