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Title

Wagilak sisters Story

circa 1960


Artist

Dawidi Birritjama

Australia

1921 - 1970

Language group

Liyagalawumirr, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Wauwalag Sisters Myth


Date

circa 1960


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

76.0 x 40.0 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA44.1960


Artist information

Dawidi Birritjama

Artist profile

Works in the collection

7


Place

Where the work was made
Milingimbi

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Cara Pinchbeck, Art from Milingimbi, ‘Dawidi’, pg. 64-71, Sydney, 2016, 69 (colour illus.), 141.