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Title

Djan'kawu story

circa 1963

Artist

Wandjuk Marika

Australia

circa 1930 – 16 Jun 1987

Language group: Rirratjingu, Arnhem region

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  • Details

    Other Titles
    Djanggawul Myth Djanggawull Myth Djanggawo myth Djang'kawu Myth
    Djang'kawu Story
    Place where the work was made
    Yirrkala North-east Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    circa 1963
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    Dimensions
    161.0 x 51.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Keith and Renée Free in memory of Tony Tuckson 1974
    Location
    20th-century galleries (ground floor)
    Accession number
    116.1974
    Copyright
    © Estate of Wandjuk Marika/Copyright Agency

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    Wandjuk Marika

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    Works in the collection

    9

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Yirrkala

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

Other works by Wandjuk Marika

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