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Title

Snake & Goanna

circa 1965


Artist

George Gajalanga

Australia

1895 - 15 Oct 1965

Language group

Kunwinjku, Arnhem region


Details


Date

circa 1965


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

120.5 x 82.5 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA5.1965


Artist information

George Gajalanga

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli)

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 143 (colour illus.).

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, 'The Festival of the Dreaming', pg. 22-23, Heidelberg, Sep 1997, 23 (illus.).