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Collection

Gunguyuma

(Australia 1916 – circa 1970)

Language group
Djambarrpuyngu, Arnhem region
Title
Dreaming for Muramura
Place of origin
YirrkalaNorth-east Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
1959
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

125.7 x 55.9 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959
Accession number
IA59.1959
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Edmund Capon, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 33 (colour illus.).

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, 29. cat.no. 75

Exhibition history (2)

Australian Aboriginal art: bark paintings, carved figures, sacred and secular objects: an exhibition arranged by the State art galleries of Australia, 1960-1961:

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