- Other Titles
- Two dugongs
- Place where the work was made
- Media category
- Bark painting
- Materials used
- natural pigments on bark
- 74.0 x 39.5 cm (irreg.)
- Signature & date
Dated u.l. corner, black fibre-tipped pen ".../ 21.4.48/ ...". Not signed.
- Gift of the Commonwealth Government 1956
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © the artist courtesy Anindilyakwa Arts and Cultural Centre
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997
Mountford Gifts: Works from the American Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Mar 2009–03 Jun 2009
Our spirits lie in the water, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 2014–01 Nov 2015
Referenced in 4 publications
Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 13 (colour illus.).
Stephen Gilchrist (Editor), Everywhen: the eternal present in Indigenous art from Australia, Cambridge, 2016, 77 (colour illus.). fig.no. 10
Jonathan Jones, Mountford Gifts: Works from the American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948, 'Mountford Gifts: Works from the American-Australian scientific expedition to Arnhem Land 1948', pg. 1-5, Sydney, 2009, 3, 4,.
National Art Gallery of New South Wales, Purchases and Acquisitions for 1956 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 21. cat.no. 42; titled 'Dugongs'