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Title

Source of fire

2005


Artist

Djambawa Marawili

Australia

1953 -

Language group

Madarrpa, Arnhem region


Details


Date

2005


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on eucalyptus bark


Dimensions

191.0 x 84.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Aboriginal Collection Benefactors' Group 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

257.2005


Artist information

Djambawa Marawili

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Yirrkala

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Wally Caruana and Franchesca Cubillo, Australia, 'Country: Aboriginal art', pg. 40-89, London, 2013, 45, 57 (colour illus.). fig.no. 8

Marcia Langton and Bruno David, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, 'Talking country: The concept of art in Yolngu culture', pg. 67-71, Sydney, 2007, 69 (colour illus.).