Large framed painting on canvas about Goanna Warriors Fighting. Comes with a certificate of authenticity with the following:
This painting represents two Gunai Kurnai brothers fighting over culture (men's business issues). The conflict between the brothers became so bad that the Elders turned them into Goannas and sent them off in different directions. Following this there was peace again in the tribe.
Artist: William Harris
William is a Gunditjamara/Gunai Kurnai man. His Grandmother is from the Gunditjamara Tribe and his Grandfather is from the Gunai Kurnai Tribe. His mother and father lived in and around Gippsland, Australia, where he grew up.
William has been painting stories from the region for the past 16 years. As a strong supporter of Aboriginal tradition, William endeavours to capture the essence of tradition in all of his paintings. This is an important feature of his artworks.