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The Explorers and the Windmill

The Explorers and the Windmill

Regular price €360,95 EUR
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Linda Sydick Napaltjarri  |61cm x 60cm

Not stretched or framed  |  Acrylic on Linen

Painted 1996


Framing can be organised on request, please email with the artwork name and size for a framing price.

Linda Syddick Napaltjarri (born c. 1937) is one of many Western Desert women who took up painting in the early 1990's, as part of the contemporary Indigenous Australian art movement. Her work includes a distinctive fusion of Christian and Aboriginal traditional themes and symbols (Christian Cross). She has been a finalist in the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards four times and the Blake Prize (a religious art competition) at least three times. Her works are held by numerous galleries around Australia and worldwide. Linda Syddick was the subject of a portrait painted by Robert Hannaford, which was a 1992 finalist in Australia's premiere portrait competition, the Archibald Prize. Linda has formed a distinctive style that combines her Christian beliefs and traditional Aboriginal Dreamtime stories. Her paintings include the themes of ""Sulky Man"" and ""Kangaroo Man"" which depict both mythological stories and actual events of traditional life in the desert. One style in particular that Linda is popularly known for painting depicts a windmill, which her family came upon at the time they walked out of the desert, and believed was some kind of monster

    Stretching & Framing

    Not stretched or framed

    Stretcheing and/or framing can be organised on request once you have purchased your piece, pricing starts at around 1/3 of the artwork price (on average).

    This process generally takes around 3-4 weeks.

    Framing options are Tasmanian Oak, White or Black painted pine.

    All stretching and framing is completed by the team at Left Bank Art Group


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    All artwork stretching and framing is taken care of by the team at Left Bank Art Group on the Gold Coast, a family business that has operated for over 40 years, employing over 20 local staff

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      Lajarri Gallery proudly operates under The Indigenous Art Code. 

      The Indigenous Art Code is a system to preserve and promote ethical trading in Indigenous art.