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Title

The thunder man. Cliffs N.W. of Yirrkala

circa 1960


Artist

Guŋuyuma Dhamarrandji

Australia

1916 - circa 1970

Language group

Djambarrpuyngu, Arnhem region


Details


Date

circa 1960


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

192.4 x 67.3 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA24.1960


Artist information

Guŋuyuma Dhamarrandji

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
North-east Arnhem Land

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, 33 (colour illus.).

Emily Joyce Evans and Falk Wolf, Remembering forward: Australian Aboriginal painting since 1960, 'Bark paintings', pg. 102-123, Cologne, 2010, 108 (colour illus.), 118. cat.no. 48