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An image of Spirit bones by Jack Morgan

Jack Morgan

(Australia early 20th century – Unknown)

Language group
Maialli, Arnhem region
Title
Spirit bones
Place of origin
Western Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1960
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

54.6 x 21.6 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
IA23.1960
Copyright
© Jack Morgan, Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

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, 26 (colour illus.).

Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 40 (colour illus.), 227.

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