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Title

Possum love story


Artist

Michael Jagamara Nelson

Australia

1946 -

Language group

Warlpiri, Central Desert region


Details


Place where the work was made

Vaughan Springs Northern Territory Australia


Date

1986


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on canvas


Dimensions

183.0 x 183.4 x 3.5 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1992


Location

Not on display


Accession number

259.1992


Artist information

Michael Jagamara Nelson

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Vaughan Springs

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Vivien Johnson, Lives of the Papunya Tula Artists, 'Michael Nelson Tjakamarra', pg. 205-207, Northern Territory, 2008, 206 (colour illus.). NOTE: In this book the painting is reproduced with a different orientation.

Hetti Perkins., Contemporary Aboriginal art: The Mollie Gowing acquisition fund, 'Gifted Contemporary Aboriginal Art: The Mollie Gowing acquisition fund', Sydney, 2006, (colour illus.). not paginated