Tjampitjinpa, Smithy Zimran (b1949)

Snake Dreaming at Pinarinya

Snake Dreaming at Pinarinya




Acrylic on linen

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Younger brother of the renowned Australian Aboriginal artist Ronnie Tjampitjinpa and Yuyuya Nampitjinpa, Smithy Zimran was brought to the Yuendumu settlement as a baby and later joined other relatives at Papunya. Smithy served as Administrator of the Community Health Service. His country was south-west of Kintore around Lampintja.

Provenance: 1988; Helen Loveridge-Outback Alive, Kuranda, Queensland, cat. no. SZ8807120; acquired in 1990; Richard Kelton Collection, Santa Monica.

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