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Title

Wititj - sacred olive python

1994


Artist

Djarkminy Gurruwiwi

Australia

circa 1940 -

Language group

Galpu, Arnhem region


Details


Cultural origin

Galpu/Arnhem region


Date

1994


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

191.0 x 42.0 cm


Credit

Purchased with funds provided by the Australian Collection Benefactors' Program 1995


Accession number

18.1995


Artist information

Djarkminy Gurruwiwi

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997