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An image of Skeleton spirit, with separate skull by Nicholas

Nicholas

(Australia  – )

Title
Skeleton spirit, with separate skull
Other titles:
Spirit figure with separate skull
Place of origin
Beswick CreekWestern Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1960
collected 1960
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

61.6 x 16.5 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
IA22.1960
Copyright
© Nicholas. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 41 (colour illus.), 229.

Exhibition history (3)

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

Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Sep 2004–12 Dec 2004