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Title

Warrukay (barracoota) and yalurr (saltwater snake)

1961


Artist

Johnny Dayngangan

Australia

circa 1892 - 1959

Language group

Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Two saltwater fish and a saltwater snake


Date

1961


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

84.0 x 40.5 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA15.1961


Artist information

Johnny Dayngangan

Artist profile

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Milingimbi

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Cara Pinchbeck, Art from Milingimbi, ‘Dayngangan’, pg. 72-75, Sydney, 2016, 74 (colour illus.), 141.