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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

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Two legendary ancestors, a dream prior to circumcision
    Place where the work was made
    Milingimbi Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    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
    Copyright
    © Dayngangan. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    Works in the collection

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Milingimbi

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 44 (colour illus.).

    • Cara Pinchbeck, Art from Milingimbi, ‘Dayngangan’, pg. 72-75, Sydney, 2016, 75 (colour illus.), 141.

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