Figure of Lany'tjung Ancestral Being of the Yirritja moiety
circa 1907 - 12 Apr 1979
Figure of Laindjung, Ancestral Being
Figure of Lany'tjung, ancestral being of the Yirritja moiety
wood, human hair, bark fibres, parakeet feathers, white feathers and natural pigments
87.6 cm height
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Not on display
© Estate of Munggurrawuy Yunupingu. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 1961–23 Apr 1961
A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000