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Collection

Jack Womba

(Australia  – )

Language group
Tiwi, North region
Title
Seated female figure
Place of origin
Melville IslandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1957
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
natural pigments on wood
Dimensions

41.3 cm height

Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1957
Accession number
9440
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Jonathan Cooper (Editor), Exhibitions events - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, May 1999-Jul 1999, 12 (colour illus.).

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 7 (colour illus.).

Margie West, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘It belongs to no one else: The dynamic art of the Tiwi’, pg. 125-131, Sydney, 2007, 126 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (2)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1957, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Feb 1958–16 Mar 1958

One sun, one moon, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Jul 2007–02 Dec 2007