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Title

Barama and Lany'tjung: Yirritja creation story

circa 1963


Artist

Yaŋgarriny Wunuŋmurra

Australia

1932 - 14 Jan 2003

Language group

Dhalwangu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Titles

Sea scene

Barama and Laindjang - Yirritja creation


Date

circa 1963


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

275.6 x 80.8 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1964


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA1.1964


Artist information

Yaŋgarriny Wunuŋmurra

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Yirrkala

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 219 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, AGNSW Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 92 (colour illus.).

John Mundine and Renée Porter, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Aboriginal and Melanesian', pg. 57-71, Sydney, 1988, 60, 61 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 11 (colour illus.), 139. plate no. 3