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An image of Possum love story by Michael Jagamara Nelson

Michael Jagamara Nelson

(Australia 1946 – )

Language group
Warlpiri, Central Desert region
Title
Possum love story
Place of origin
Vaughan SpringsNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
259.1992
Copyright
© Michael Jagamara Nelson. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

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

Exhibition history (2)

My story my country: Aboriginal Art and the land, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 08 Jul 1992–16 Aug 1992

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

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