Tharrkarr (Honey Grevillea) by Doreen Payne Petyarre

Artist: Doreen Payne Petyarre
Size: 30cm x 30cm
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Code: SPUA162

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Doreen's painting represents the flower of the Tharrkarr, an important plant in Doreen's country because of the sweet honey found in its flowers. The honey is usually sucked straight from the flower, or the flowers can be steeped in water to make a sweet drink.

Artist: Doreen Payne Petyarre
Skin name: Petyarre (also spelled Petyarr or Pitjara) 
Language group: Alyawarr
Country: Ngkwarlerlanem
Area: Utopia Region, Central Australia
Born: 1954

  • 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 Authenticity and artist profile.

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