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Title

Wandjina figure with turtles


Artist

Micky Bungguni

Australia

circa 1900 - 1978

Language group

Ngarinyin, Kimberley region


Details


Place where the work was made

East Kimberley Western Australia Australia


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA165.1962


Artist information

Micky Bungguni

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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