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Title

Hunting scene with fish & reefs

1959


Artist

Unknown

Australia


About

The four crosses represent sacred reefs. Species of fish, turtle and crocodile live in this environment. In the centre of the lower section is a large sacred devil ray.

© Information provided by the artist

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000


Details


Other Title

(Hunting scene)


Date

1959


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

67.4 x 49.9 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA48.1959


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

595


Place

Where the work was made
Yirrkala

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history