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Collection

Spider Namirrki Nabunu

(Australia 1924 – 1973)

Language group
Kunwinjku, Arnhem region
Title
Long necked tortoise
Other titles:
Turtle
Place of origin
Beswick CreekWestern Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1960
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

57.2 x 43.2 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
IA14.1960
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Gene Mittler, Jean Unsworth, Rosalind Ragans and Faye Scannell, Introducing Art, Woodland Hills, 1998, 126 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 28, 29 (colour illus.), 137, 139. plate no. 11

Exhibition history (2)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 1961–23 Apr 1961

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