Yaul mythological figure
mid 20th century
earthenware, modelled and incised
50.5 x 26.0 x 21.0 cm
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Oct 1974 -
Sospen Graun: traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, Djamu Gallery, Sydney, 04 Mar 2000–28 Aug 2000
Melanesian art: redux, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 17 Nov 2018–17 Feb 2019
Referenced in 5 publications
Tony Tuckson, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Some Sepik River art from the collection', pg. 666-679, Sydney, Apr 1972, 667, 670, 675 (illus.). plate no. 5
Natalie Wilson, Look, 'Focus on Oceanic Art: a new display and a conference', pg. 32-33, Sydney, Oct 2009, 32 (colour illus.).
Tony Tuckson, Sydney, 2006, 17 (illus.). Photograph showing 1973 Aboriginal and Melanesian art display at the AGNSW, with works collected by Tony Tuckson on his 1965 trip to Papua New Guinea.
The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, 'East and West Sepik Provinces', pg. 208-325, Kensington, 1982, 246 (illus.). figure no. 9.66
Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 44. cat.no. 32