Figure of an Ancestral Being of the Yirritja moiety
circa 1907 - 12 Apr 1979
Figure of an ancestral being, of the Jirritja moiety
wood, human hair, parakeet feathers, white feathers, bark, red, yellow, white, black on red ground
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
Not on display
© Estate of Munggurrawuy Yunupingu. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
Where the work was made
North-east Arnhem Land
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
Referenced in 1 publication
Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999.