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Title

Dharrpa snake (King Brown snake)


Artist

Fred Nanganharralil

Australia

1938 - 27 Aug 1993

Language group

Djambarrpuyngu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Darrpa snake, King Brown snake


Date

circa 1986


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

152.5 x 72.7 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

59.1988


Artist information

Fred Nanganharralil

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Milingimbi

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 98 (colour ilus.), 100, 138, 139. plate no. 46

Margo Neale, Yiribana, Sydney, 1994, 15, 16 (colour illus.).