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An image of Carpet Snake (Wagilag Sisters Story) by Dawidi Djulwarak

Dawidi Djulwarak

(Australia 1921 – 1970)

Language group
Liyagalawumirr, Arnhem region
Carpet Snake (Wagilag Sisters Story)
Other titles:
Carpet snake Olive Python
Wititj, Olive Python
Place of origin
MilingimbiCentral Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark

81.3 x 40.7 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961
Accession number
© Estate of Dawidi Djulwarak/Bula'bula Arts. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Edmund Capon, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 42 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (4)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962

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

Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997

Art from Arnhem Land, Qantas House, Australia

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