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Title

Dinungkwulanguwa - Dugongs

1948


Artist

Kulprati

Australia

Language group

Anindilyakwa, Arnhem region


Details


Other Titles

Two dugongs

Dugongs

Dinungkwulanguwa (Dugongs)


Place where the work was made

Groote Eylandt Northern Territory Australia


Date

1948


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

74.0 x 39.5 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Dated u.l. corner, black fibre-tipped pen ".../ 21.4.48/ ...". Not signed.


Credit

Gift of the Commonwealth Government 1956


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9261


Artist information

Kulprati

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Groote Eylandt

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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'