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The Aboriginal Tree of Life


The Aboriginal Tree of Life

Artist
Frank N. Tjakamarra

Language
Warlpiri

Cultural area
Central Desert

Object type
Acrylic paintings

Object number
2007.0053.1101

Description
A colour dot painting on canvas featuring three panels. On the left and right sides there are three concentric circles in each panel and the centre panel contains a tree like structure with a concentric circle at the bottom and wavy black line up the trunk. On the reverse is a silver ATSIC sticker some of which reads "Asset No: C-1775". A piece of paper some of which reads "The Aboriginal Tree of Life / Artist Frank Nelson Jakamarra / ...", and an archival reference sticker. The canvas is stapled to a wooden strainer and has a white backing board.

Materials
Canvas, Paint - non specific, Wood, Foamcore board

Dimensions
Width: 916mm
Height: 1206mm
Depth: 20mm


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