Collection Online
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
100.0 × 49.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Balgo, Western Australia
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with the assistance of Lou and Mary Senini, 1997
© Elizabeth Nyumi Ngungurrayi/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
This painting shows a woman with digging sticks and coolamon out collecting food in the desert in her country where she was born. A non poisonous snake ancestor called Tjartjal is shown looking for a new home in a rockhole. Bush tucker, including mundarloo and bush carrot are also represented.