Wannalirri Wandjinas Acrylic on Canvas by Penny Bidd

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Wannalirri Wandjinas (2006)
Acrylic on 14 oz canvas.
By Penny Bidd.

About the Wandjina:

The Wandjina is a sacred icon to 3 groups of Kimbelry Indigenous people. The tradition is a living culture which has been extimated to be over 15,000 years old, making it the world's oldest unbroken art tradition. The Wandjina has enjoyed a resurgence since it was used representationally by Donny Woolagoodja at the opening ceremony for the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

About Penny:

Penny Bidd is a Ngarinyin woman who is a mother and grandmother. br />
About the painting:

This painting is circa 2006 from Penny and expertly completed in artist quality acrylic. The image is 2.1 mtrs x 1.4 mtrs and is on unstretched canvas. This is work is a very fine and collectible example of Wandjina art.