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An image of Djan'kawu myth by Mawalan Marika

Mawalan Marika

(Australia circa 1908 – 26 Nov 1967)

Language group
Rirratjingu, Arnhem region
Title
Djan'kawu myth
Other titles:
Djanggawo myth
Djanggawul myth
Djanggawull myth
Djang'kawu myth
Place of origin
North-east Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
circa 1959
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

48.0 x 27.0 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959
Accession number
IA52.1959
Copyright
© Mawalan Marika. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Exhibition history (2)

Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000