Iylenkyla by Jilly Jones Petyarre (SOLD)

Artist: Jilly Jones Petyarr
Size: 30cm x 30cm
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Code: SPUA130

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This painting tells the story of a small worm or caterpillar found in Jilly's country. Pronouncedeey-LEN-ky-la in Jilly’s language, this creature is represented in this painting by the concentric circle designs. She, Iylenkyla, is asleep in the centre and then unwinds herself around and around.Iylenkyla is special to Jilly as the story belongs to the women of her country, Arawerr.

Dots are white and napthol crimson.

Artist

Name: Jilly Jones
Skin name: Petyarre (also spelled Pitjara, Apetyarr)
Language group: Alyawarr
Country: Arawerr
Region: Utopia, Central Australia
Born: 1976
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  • Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
  • Size of painting: 30cm x 30cm
  • Size of canvas border: Approx 6cm
  • Background colour: Black
  • This painting comes unstretched and rolled in a tube.
  • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticityand artist profile.

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