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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

Western Australia Australia


Date

circa 1985


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on carved sandstone


Dimensions

35.5 x 14.0 x 21.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Ronald and Alison Fine 1994


Location

Not on display


Accession number

438.1994


Artist information

Big John Dodo

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Western Australia

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Deborah Edwards, Look, 'Portrait sculpture: simultaneously the most artificial and the most "real"', pg. 29-31, Sydney, Sep 2003, 31.

Deborah Edwards, Presence & absence: portrait sculpture in Australia, Canberra, 2003, 73 (colour illus.), 74-75, 79. cat.no. 25

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 92, 93 (colour illus.), 136, 139. plate no. 44

Michael O'Ferrall, The Oxford companion to Aboriginal art and culture, '10.2 Aboriginal artists in the Kimberley: new developments from the 1980s', pg. 230-235, South Melbourne, 2000, 232 (illus.).

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