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Title

Macassans with trepang

1948

Artist

Bunuŋgu Yunupiŋu

Australia

circa 1917 - 1974

Language group

Gumatj, Arnhem region

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Bunungu Macassans with trepang
    Place where the work was made
    Yirrkala North-east Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    1948
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on paper
    Dimensions
    58.0 x 45.4 cm image/sheet; 75.8 x 63.1 x 3.5 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of the Commonwealth Government 1956
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    9272
    Artist information
    Bunuŋgu Yunupiŋu

    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Yirrkala

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 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, 15 (colour illus.).

    • 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.

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