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Nancy Kunoth Petyarre

 (1934 - 2009)
Nancy Kunoth Petyarre was active/lived in Australia.  Nancy Petyarre is known for aboriginal art, dot design story painting, batik.

Nancy Kunoth Petyarre

Nancy was the second eldest of the 'seven famous Petyarre sisters' from the Utopia region.  She shared the story of Arnkerrthe, the Mountain Devil Lizard, with her sisters and each had their own, unique way of painting it. Nancy was most well known as an artist for her fine dot designs representing the skin on the back of this gentle creature.

Nancy was not a prolific artist, and earned immense respect in the industry from her passion and dedication for painting which also reflected her personality. In the latter years of her life, Nancy painted very few paintings and turned to some linear work for more ease.

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About  Nancy Kunoth Petyarre

Born:  1934 - Utopia, Australia
Died:   2009 - Utopia, Australia
Known for:  aboriginal art, dot design story painting, batik