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An image of The killing by Yirawala

Yirawala

(Australia 1903 – 17 Apr 1976)

Language group
Kuninjku, Arnhem region
Title
The killing
Other titles:
Yirritja dead - sea salmon increase
Place of origin
Western Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
(early 1970s)
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

30.0 x 62.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Qantas 1996
Accession number
678.1996
Copyright
© Estate of Yirawala. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work represents the sacred Maraian Ceremony of the Kunwinjku clan of Western Arnhem Land.