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Nora Nathan

(Australia  – )

Emu egg hunt
Other titles:
Emu kill Emu egg hunting
Place of origin
circa 1940?
Media category
Materials used
sandstone carving, coloured with natural pigments

13.6 x 16.7 x 6.2 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Margaret Preston 1948
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

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, 11 (colour illus.).

Joan Kerr (Editor), Heritage: The national women's art book, Sydney, 1995, 107 (illus. colour), 108. 175. Entry by Joan Kerr. Biography by Joan Kerr pg. 413.

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 20, 21 (colour illus.), 138, 139. plate no. 4

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, Aboriginal art collections: highlights from Australia's public museums and galleries, 'Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney', pg. 40-45, St Leonards, 2001, 41.

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 1.

Exhibition history (2)

Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999