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Title

Macassans with trepang

1948


Artist

Bunuŋgu Yunupiŋu

Australia

circa 1917 - 1974

Language group

Gumatj, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Bunungu Macassans with trepang


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

5


Place

Where the work was made
Yirrkala

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 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, 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.