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Title

The thunder man. Cliffs N.W. of Yirrkala

circa 1960


Artist

Gunguyuma

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

Gunguyuma

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


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

Tony Tuckson, Christopher Hodges and Helen Eager, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 33 (colour illus.).