#KA71 Australia/ Desert
Tribal Group: Pintubi
24" x 18"
Narpula Scobie

Aboriginal art desert painting,
acrylic on canvas. iconography
in this painting was done by
Narpula Scobie, the widow of
Johnny Scobie. She used
traditional Australian Aboriginal
Desert Art techniques to represent
important subjects, events and
places in her Pintubi dreamtime
stories. Detailed meanings are
sacred and not shared with

Narpula was born near Haast's
Bluff in the late 40s-early 50s.
She is a Senior Aboriginal law
woman and sister of Turkey
Tolson Tjupurrula.
After years of collaborating
with her husband, Johnnie
Scobie, she began painting
independently in the 1980s.
At the time, Narpula was
Papunya's sole female artist.
Narpula paints bush food
stories. including the one
depicted here. c. 2000.
Her current home is Mt. Leibig.

Estimated Value FOB Fort Myers. FL
exclusive of delivery cost.

Because of the uniqueness, cultural sensitivity and irreplaceable nature of this work of art, if you are interested in acquiring it, please contact us at Sanibelart@gmail.com to discuss payment terms and plans for taking possession of it. (If you live in Florida or plan to visit Southwest Florida, we can arrange pick-up or delivery to you.) Otherwise, shipping will be the buyer's responsibility, although we will happily act as your agent in arranging packing and shipping based on your specifications. After agreeing on details of the transaction, we will send you a Paypal invoice reflecting that agreement.


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Fort Myers, FL. 33908

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