Barama and Lany'tjung: Yirritja creation story
1932 - 14 Jan 2003
Barama and Laindjang - Yirritja creation
natural pigments on bark
275.6 x 80.8 cm (irreg.)
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1964
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
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
Referenced in 4 publications
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, 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