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Title

Spirit in the form of a skeleton


Artist

Nicholas

Australia


Details


Other Titles

Spirit, in skeleton form in a seated position

Spirit figure in the form of a skeleton

Spirit figure


Dates

circa 1960
collected 1960


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

55.2 x 34.3 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA21.1960


Artist information

Nicholas

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Beswick Creek

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 58 (colour illus.), 138, 139. plate no. 27

Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 42 (colour illus.), 229.