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Collection

Yanggarriny Wunungmurra

(Australia 1932 – 14 Jan 2003)

Language group
Dhalwangu, Arnhem region
Title
Barama and Lany'tjung: Yirritja creation story
Other titles:
Sea scene
Barama and Laindjang - Yirritja creation
Place of origin
YirrkalaNorth-east Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1963
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

275.6 x 80.8 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1964
Accession number
IA1.1964
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 219 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald (Editor), The Art Gallery of New South Wales Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 92 (colour illus.).

John Mundine and Renée Porter, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'Aboriginal and Melanesian', pg. 57-71, Sydney, 1988, 60, 61 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 11 (colour illus.), 139. plate no. 3

Exhibition history (3)

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

Another Country, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jul 1999–02 Apr 2000

A travelling exhibition on frogs in Australia, mixing cultural and zoological knowledge., South Australian Museum, Adelaide, 13 Dec 2007–10 Feb 2008