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Title

Seated female figure


Artist

Jack Womba

Australia

Language group

Tiwi, North region


Details


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1957


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on wood


Dimensions

41.3 cm height


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1957


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9440


Artist information

Jack Womba

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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.).