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Title

Bunumbirr ceremony

(1948)


Artist

Bunuŋgu Yunupiŋu

Australia

circa 1917 - 1974

Language group

Gumatj, Arnhem region


Details


Date

(1948)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

natural pigments on paper


Dimensions

45.1 x 58.2 cm image/sheet; 63.1 x 75.9 x 3.7 cm frame


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the Commonwealth Government 1956


Location

Not on display


Accession number

9271


Artist information

Bunuŋgu Yunupiŋu

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
Yirrkala

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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.