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Title

Gemerre

2006


Artist

Phyllis Thomas

Australia

1933 - 05 Nov 2018

Language group

Gija, Kimberley region


Details


Date

2006


Media category

Painting


Materials used

diptych: synthetic polymer paint and sand on canvas


Dimensions

120.0 x 180.0 x 2.5 cm stretcher overall :

a - left panel, 120 x 90 x 2.5 cm

b - right panel, 120 x 90 x 2.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed u.r. verso on canvas each panel, black fibre-tipped pen "PT [encircled]". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Peter Lin and Harry John Wilson 2015. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

275.2015.a-b


Artist information

Phyllis Thomas

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Warmun (Turkey Creek)

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Sentient lands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jun 2016–08 Oct 2017

  • Where We All Live, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Nov 2019–09 Feb 2020