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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


Edmund Capon, Unknown, Tony Tuckson, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Unknown, Unknown, Daphne Wallace and Unknown, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 44 (colour illus.).