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Title

Waterlily from Milmilngkan

2004


Artist

Kay Lindjuwanga

Australia

1957 -

Language group

Kuninjku, Arnhem region


About

This etching by Kay Lindjuwanga represents a waterlily which is a totem for the Kardbam clan. She has depicted it at Milmilngkan where she currently lives with her family. Milmilngkan is located near a billabong where the powerful Ngalyod resides. It is an important place which she and her husband John Mawurndjul often depict in their paintings.

© Maningrida Arts & Culture 2004


Details


Other Title

Waterlily at Milmilngkan


Date

2004


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, 'Maningrida brown' ink on white BFK Rives Moulin du Gué wove paper


Edition

6/20


Dimensions

20.0 x 12.4 cm platemark; 37.7 x 28.8 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed l.r. beneath platemark, pencil "KAY". Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

4.2005.10


Artist information

Kay Lindjuwanga

Works in the collection

13


Place

Where the work was made
Maningrida