We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

Title

Waterlily bulbs at Yathalamarra waterhole

(1983)

Artist

Dr David Malaŋi

Australia

1927 - 19 Jun 1999

Language group

Manyarrngu, Arnhem region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Ramingining Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    (1983)
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    Dimensions
    71.5 x 27.0 cm
    Credit
    Purchased 1984
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    128.1984
    Copyright
    © Malangi Estate. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Dr David Malaŋi

    Artist profile

    Works in the collection

    19

    Share
  • About

    Waterlily bulbs at Yathalamarra waterhole (the artist's mother's country). The waterlily is one of the main totems of the Balmbi people whose country is situated around a billabong at Yathalamarra. The bulbs are a valuable source of food in the dry season.

    [Art Centre documentation]

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Ramingining

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

Other works by Dr David Malaŋi

See more works