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An image of Wauwalag Sisters story by Dawidi Djulwarak

Dawidi Djulwarak

(Australia 1921 – 1970)

Language group
Liyagalawumirr, Arnhem region
Wauwalag Sisters story
Other titles:
Wagilag Sisters myth
Place of origin
MilingimbiCentral Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark

95.3 x 49.5 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Accession number
© Estate of Dawidi Djulwarak/Bula'bula Arts. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 214 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 94 (colour illus.).

Djon Mundine, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘The concept of style in Central Arnhem Land’, pg. 99-104, Sydney, 2007, 102 (colour illus.).

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

Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997