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Myrtle Petyarre ‘03044’
or $80 x 10 months with
Dreaming: Mountain Devil – Awelye
Size: 60cm x 60cm
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Myrtle Petyarre was born c.1932 at Utopia Station in Central Australia. She is known as one of the known ‘Petyarre Sisters’, a sisterhod which includes highly collectable artists Kathleen Petyarre and Gloria Petyarre. All seven of the sisters are well known artists. Sadly, both Nancy Kunoth Petyarre and Ada Bird Petyarre passed away in 2010, leaving behind Kathleen Petyarre, Gloria Petyarre, Violet Petyarre and Jean Petyarre. In March 2014 Mrytle Petyarre passed away after an illness.
This piece was painted in 1999 and is 60cm x 60cm in size.
Myrtle is known for her bold linear patterns illustrating Awelye (women’s ceremonial body paint designs) for her main Dreamtime story, Arnkerrthe (Mountain Devil Lizard).
All the artwork provided is done on with highest quality linen canvas, acrylic paints, oils and brushes ensuring the longevity of each piece of work.