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Title

Bark painting (The Garaphon story)

circa 1960s


Artist

Indji Tharwul

Australia

circa 1900 -

Language group

Murrinh-Patha, Fitzmaurice region


Details


Place where the work was made

Wadeye (Port Keats) Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1960s


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

90.8 x 64.2 cm


Credit

Purchased 1963


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA2.1963


Artist information

Indji Tharwul

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Wadeye (Port Keats)

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 8. cat.no. A21

Margie West and Kim Barber, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘Dadirri: The art of the Wadeye-Eye region’, pg. 117-112, Sydney, 2007, 116 (colour illus.).