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Title

Emu egg hunt

circa 1940?


Artist

Nora Nathan

Australia


Details


Other Title

Emu kill Emu egg hunting


Place where the work was made

Cloncurry Queensland Australia


Date

circa 1940?


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

sandstone carving, coloured with natural pigments


Dimensions

13.6 x 16.7 x 6.2 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Margaret Preston 1948


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8079


Artist information

Nora Nathan

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 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, 11 (colour illus.).

Joan Kerr (Editor), Heritage: The national women's art book, Sydney, 1995, 107 (illus. colour), 108. cat.no. 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, Sydney, 2001, 41.

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