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Title

Djan'kawu story


Artist

Wandjuk Marika

Australia

circa 1930 - 16 Jun 1987

Language group

Rirratjingu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Titles

Djanggawul Myth Djanggawull Myth Djanggawo myth Djang'kawu Myth

Djang'kawu Story


Date

circa 1963


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

161.0 x 51.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Keith and Renée Free in memory of Tony Tuckson 1974


Location

Not on display


Accession number

116.1974


Artist information

Wandjuk Marika

Works in the collection

9


Place

Where the work was made
North-east Arnhem Land

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

  • Yalangbara, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 May 2006–23 Jul 2006


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Margie West (Editor), Yalangbara: art of the Djang'kawu, Darwin, 2008, 52 (colour illus.).