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Title

Kangaroo hunt

circa 1960


Artist

Jimmy Midjawmidjaw

Australia

1897 - 1985

Language group

Kuninjku, Arnhem region


Details


Other Titles

Kangaroo hunt; A hunter with spear and spear thrower and two

Kangaroos


Date

circa 1960


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

61.0 x 55.3 cm


Credit

Purchased 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA4.1960


Artist information

Jimmy Midjawmidjaw

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli)

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


William H. McNeill, A history of the human community: prehistory to the present, 'World reaction to Europe's expansion 1700-1850', pg. 478-505, New Jersey, 1997, 478 (illus.).

Barry Pearce, Southern reflections: 10 contemporary Australian artists, 'An Introduction to Australian Art', pg. 34-42, Sydney, 1998, 35 (colour illus.). fig.no. 1