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An image of Kangaroo hunt by Jimmy Midjawmidjaw

Jimmy Midjawmidjaw

(Australia 1897 – 1985)

Language group
Kuninjku, Arnhem region
Title
Kangaroo hunt
Other titles:
Kangaroo hunt; A hunter with spear and spear thrower and two
Kangaroos
Place of origin
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli)Western Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1960
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

61.0 x 55.3 cm

Credit
Purchased 1960
Accession number
IA4.1960
Copyright
© Jimmy Midjawmidjaw, Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

William H. McNeill, A history of the human community: prehistory to the present, 'World reaction to Europe's expansion 1700-1850', pg. 478-505, New Jersey, 1997, 478 (illus.).

Barry Pearce, Southern reflections: 10 contemporary Australian artists, 'An Introduction to Australian Art', pg. 34-42, Sydney, 1998, 35 (colour illus.). fig.no. 1

Exhibition history (1)

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 1961–23 Apr 1961