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Collection

Micky Bungguni

(Australia circa 1900 – 1978)

Language group
Ngarinyin, Kimberley region
Title
Wandjina figure with turtles
Place of origin
East KimberleyWestern AustraliaAustralia
Year
1962
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

99.1 x 55.9 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1962
Accession number
IA165.1962
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Cynthia Coyne, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘History is being passed on: Images and stories’, pg. 231-237, Sydney, 2007, 233 (colour illus.).

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 218 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 97 (colour illus.).

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 7, 17 (illus.). cat.no. A15

Exhibition history (1)

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