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Title

Two blue-tongue lizards

(1983)


Artist

Dr David Malaŋi

Australia

1927 - 19 Jun 1999

Language group

Manyarrngu, Arnhem region


Details


Date

(1983)


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on eucalyptus bark


Dimensions

81.0 x 38.5 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1984


Location

Not on display


Accession number

127.1984


Artist information

Dr David Malaŋi

Artist profile

Works in the collection

19


Place

Where the work was made
Ramingining

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Joan Chambers and Sophia Watson, Art in the sun, 'Dr David Daymirringu 1927-1999', pg. 5, Brookvale, 2000, 5 (colour illus.).