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An image of Ngalyod, the rainbow serpent by Jimmy Njiminjuma

Jimmy Njiminjuma

(Australia 1947 – 02 Oct 2004)

Language group
Kuninjku, Arnhem region
Title
Ngalyod, the rainbow serpent
Other titles:
Ngaljod - The Rainbow Serpent
Place of origin
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli)Western Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1985
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

148.5 x 55.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1985
Accession number
219.1985
Copyright
© Jimmy Njiminjuma. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Ewen McDonald (Editor), The Art Gallery of New South Wales Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 98 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997

Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Sep 2004–12 Dec 2004