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Title

Ngalyod, the rainbow serpent

circa 1985


Artist

Jimmy Njiminjuma

Australia

1947 - 02 Oct 2004

Language group

Kuninjku, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Ngaljod - The Rainbow Serpent


Date

circa 1985


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

148.5 x 55.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1985


Location

Not on display


Accession number

219.1985


Artist information

Jimmy Njiminjuma

Artist profile

Works in the collection

12


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Ewen McDonald, AGNSW Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 98 (colour illus.).