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Collection

Charles Mardigan

(Australia 1926 – circa 1986)

Language group
Marringarr, Fitzmaurice region
Title
A large star
Place of origin
Wadeye (Port Keats)Northern TerritoryAustralia
Year
1961
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

48.2 x 43.5 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961
Accession number
IA28.1961
Copyright
© Estate of Charles Mardigan, courtesy Wadeye Art and Cultural Centre
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 8. cat.no. A29

Exhibition history (3)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1961, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Apr 1962–25 May 1962

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

Art from Arnhem Land, Qantas House, Australia