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Title

Guruwana - a sacred place

circa 1959


Artist

Djimbarrdjimbarrwuy Garawirrtja

Australia

1932 - 1981

Language groups

Gupapuyngu, Arnhem region, Birrkili, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Gurununa, a sacred place on the mainland near Elcho Island


Date

circa 1959


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

78.1 x 36.8 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA50.1960


Artist information

Djimbarrdjimbarrwuy Garawirrtja

Artist profile

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
Milingimbi

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Cara Pinchbeck, Art from Milingimbi, ‘Djimbarrdjimbarrwuy’, pg. 86-91, Sydney, 2016, 90 (colour illus.), 141.