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Title

Painting from ceremonial house ('deman' spirit with two birds and lizard)

mid 20th century
collected 1965


Artist

Ap Ma people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Other Titles

Bark painting, human figure with a bird's head and two other birds; lizard to one side

Figure, bird headed and surmounted by birds


Cultural origin

Ap Ma people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1965


Media category

Painting


Materials used

sago palm petiole, bamboo, natural earth pigments


Dimensions

162.0 x 67.0 cm :

0 - Whole; 162 cm

0 - Whole; 67 cm


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

373.1994


Artist information

Ap Ma people

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Some Sepik River art from the collection', pg. 666-679, Sydney, Apr 1972, 667, 670, 674 (illus.). plate no. 3

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 43. cat.no. 24