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Title

Kundaagi's father

(early 1970s)


Artist

Yirawala

Australia

1903 - 17 Apr 1976

Language group

Kuninjku, Arnhem region


About

This work represents the sacred Maraian Ceremony of the Kunwinjku clan of Western Arnhem Land.


Details


Other Title

Magico-religious, sacred and secret


Place where the work was made

Western Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

(early 1970s)


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

42.0 cm x 64.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Qantas 1996


Location

Not on display


Accession number

681.1996


Artist information

Yirawala

Works in the collection

6


Place

Where the work was made
Western Arnhem Land