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Title

Maparn, doctor man

circa 1985


Artist

Big John Dodo

Australia

1910 -

Language group

Karajarri, Kimberley region


Details


Place where the work was made

Eighty Mile Beach Broome Western Australia Australia


Date

circa 1985


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on carved sandstone


Dimensions

30.0 x 13.0 x 20.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Ronald and Alison Fine 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

437.1994


Artist information

Big John Dodo

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 68, 69 (colour illus.).

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999.