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Title

Two Ancestors, a dream prior to circumcision

1959


Artist

Johnny Dayngangan

Australia

circa 1892 - 1959

Language group

Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Two legendary ancestors, a dream prior to circumcision


Date

1959


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

60.0 x 28.0 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA40.1959


Artist information

Johnny Dayngangan

Artist profile

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Milingimbi

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Christopher Hodges and Helen Eager, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 44 (colour illus.).