This painting depicts a fisherman and many of the food species hunted by Yirritja people. These include turtle, various kinds of fish, snakes, dugong, kangaroo, stingray, crocodiles, birds and frogs.
© Information provided by the artist
Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000
natural pigments on bark
120.0 x 60.0 cm (irreg.)
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959
Not on display
© Estate of Munggurrawuy Yunupingu, courtesy Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre
Where the work was made
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997
A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999
Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000
The Dreamers (2009-10), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 May 2009–15 Aug 2010