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Title

Frog spirit dreaming

1974


Artist

Charlie Tararu Tjungurrayi

Australia

circa 1921 - 1999

Language group

Pintupi, Western Desert region


Details


Place where the work was made

Yei Yei Bore Papunya Northern Territory Australia


Date

1974


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint and polyvinyl acetate on hardboard


Dimensions

45.4 x 50.7 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1997


Accession number

265.1997


Artist information

Charlie Tararu Tjungurrayi

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Yei Yei Bore

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Fred Myers and Jeremy Long, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘In recognition: The gift of Pintupi painting’, pg. 171-179, Sydney, 2007, 176 (colour illus.).