1903 - 17 Apr 1976
This work represents the sacred Maraian Ceremony of the Kunwinjku clan of Western Arnhem Land.
Sacred and Secret Maraian Ceremony
Dhuwa and Yirrija body painting
natural pigments on eucalyptus bark
30.0 x 39.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Qantas 1996
Not on display
© Estate of Yirawala. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
Where the work was made
Western Arnhem Land
Shown in 1 exhibition
Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Sep 2004–12 Dec 2004
Referenced in 1 publication
Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 231.