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Kalpurtu


Kalpurtu

Artist
Jimmy Pike

Language
Walmatjarri

Cultural area
West Coast

Object type
Acrylic paintings

Object number
IR 4532.0366

Description
A black and white painting on canvas featuring a figure holding a club and a dragon like creature. There is a black circle in the middle and wavy black lines around the outside, the background is filled with white dots. On the reverse handwritten text that reads 'KALURTU : WATER SNAKE / DAA 2826 / 27/4/88 / J PIKE'. The canvas is stapled to a wooden stretcher and has a wooden frame painted white.

Dimensions
Width: 636mm
Height: 790mm
Depth: 57mm


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