Dinungkwulanguwa - Dugongs
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
© the artist courtesy Anindilyakwa Arts and Cultural Centre
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
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,.
Tony Tuckson, Christopher Hodges and Helen Eager, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 13 (colour illus.).
Everywhen: the eternal present in Indigenous art from Australia, Cambridge, 2016, 77 (colour illus.). fig.no. 10
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1956 National Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney, 1956, 21. cat.no. 42; titled 'Dugongs'