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Title

Chinaman's Garden Massacre


Artist

Rusty Peters

Australia

1935 -

Language group

Gija, Kimberley region


Details


Date

2000


Media category

Painting


Materials used

natural pigments on linen canvas


Dimensions

150.0 x 180.2 cm stretcher


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the J.S. Watkins Memorial Fund 2001


Location

Not on display


Accession number

13.2001


Artist information

Rusty Peters

Works in the collection

8


Place

Where the work was made
Warmun (Turkey Creek)

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Tony Oliver, Blood on the spinifex, 'Blood on the spinifex', pg. 6-14, Melbourne, 2002, 54, 55 (colour illus.), 56. cat.no. 11

Hetti Perkins, Art + soul: a journey into the world of Aboriginal art, 'Bitter + Sweet', pg. 174-239, Carlton, 2010, 194-195 (colour illus.), 196, 281.

Cara Pinchbeck, Look, 'The Dreamers: Artists who revolutionised Aboriginal art', pg. 24-27, Sydney, Aug 2009, 24-25 (colour illus.), 26.