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Title

Bark painting (Totemic site, Ngakuma Da)


Artist

Tjimari

Australia

circa 1901 -

Language group

Murrinh-Patha, Fitzmaurice region


Details


Place where the work was made

Wadeye (Port Keats) Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1955


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

52.7 x 29.8 cm


Credit

Purchased 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA38.1959


Artist information

Tjimari

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Wadeye (Port Keats)

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Ronald M. Berndt, Australian Aboriginal art, Sydney, 1966, (illus.). plate no. 54

Frederick D. McCarthy, Australian Aboriginal art: bark paintings, carved figures, sacred and secular objects: an exhibition arranged by the State art galleries of Australia, 1960-1961, 'Introduction', pg. 7-17, Sydney, 1960, 31. cat.no. 89

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 8. cat.no. A25