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    This dreaming tells of the hunt for witchetty grubs. Wtchetty grubs are found all over our country. They are found in the ground and in tree trunks. The women dig them out and place them in their coolamons. When they return to camp they cook them in the coals of the fire.

    POB: Chilla Well

    Domicile: Lajamanu NT

    Language Group: Warlpiri / Warnayaka

    Aboriginal Name: Yirdingali

    Lily Hargraves is a senior law woman at Lajamanu. She has been painting on canvas since ca.1986. She is a vigorous and confident artist and is well-versed in the stories that she paints. These stories include: Ngalyipi, the Vine Dreaming; Mala, the Wallaby; Karnta, Womens Dreaming amongst others.

    Selected exhibitions: Gallery Gabriella Pizzi-Melbourne: Hogarth Gallery-Sydney: Dreamtime Gallery-Perth: NGV- Melbourne: High Court-Canberra: Ecole des Beaux Arts-Grenoble France: Australian Embassy—Washington: William Mora—Melbourne.

    Selected collections:
    AAMU - Museum of Contemporary Aboriginal Art, The Netherlands
    Collection Roemer, Germany
    Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory, Australia
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    United Nations Office, Darwin, Australia
    Peter Boehm Collection, Sydney NSW Australia

    Provenance / History of This Item:

    Code: 551-15
    Signed certificate of authenticity
    Lily is from the Warnayaka Art Centre her work is collected in major collections in Australia and overseas.

    This painting is an original painting painted in 2015.

    The painting is professional framed and can be shipped framed for an additional cost. Just let us know you location and we can provide a quote to you. Otherwise the painting will be shipped upstretched in a tube and insured.

    Listing Number: 2738278769

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    23.62 (width)
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Aborginal Artist Lily Hargraves Witchetty Grub Dreaming

Witchetty Grub Dreaming
Hargraves Lily

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