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Title

Wagilag Sisters' Story


Artist

Mathaman Marika

Australia

circa 1915 - 11 Jan 1970

Language group

Rirratjingu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Wauwalag sisters myth


Date

1959


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

142.2 x 54.6 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960


Accession number

IA35.1960


Artist information

Mathaman Marika

Works in the collection

6


Place

Where the work was made
Yirrkala

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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, 32 (colour illus.).