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Collection

Unknown

(Australia  – )

Title
Mimih family
Other titles:
Mimi man and woman
Mimi family
Place of origin
Western Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
(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
Accession number
9276
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

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.).

Exhibition history (3)

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

Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Sep 2004–12 Dec 2004

Mountford Gifts: Works from the American Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Mar 2009–03 Jun 2009