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Title

Mimih family

(1948)


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Other Titles

Mimi man and woman

Mimi family


Place where the work was made

Western Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

(1948)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

natural pigments on paper on cardboard


Dimensions

58.0 x 45.4 cm image/sheet; 76.0 x 63.1 x 3.6 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the Commonwealth Government 1956


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9276


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

514


Place

Where the work was made
Western Arnhem Land

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Jonathan Jones, Mountford Gifts: Works from the American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948, 'Mountford Gifts: Works from the American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948', pg. 1-5, Sydney, 2009, 3, 4.

Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 145 (colour illus.), 230.

Public Programmes Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, 'Early collecting in western Arnhem Land', Sydney, 2004, (colour illus.).