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Title

Bark painting (Larnja the sacred stone of Korpee the rainbow snake)

circa 1955


Artist

Tjimari

Australia

circa 1901 -

Language group

Murrinh-Patha, Fitzmaurice region


Details


Place where the work was made

Wadeye (Port Keats) Northern Territory Australia


Date

circa 1955


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

44.2 x 24.8 cm


Credit

Purchased 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA39.1959


Artist information

Tjimari

Works in the collection

4


Place

Where the work was made
Wadeye (Port Keats)

Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 8. cat.no. A26