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Title

Dreaming for Muramura

1959


Artist

Gunguyuma

Australia

1916 - circa 1970

Language group

Djambarrpuyngu, Arnhem region


Details


Date

1959


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

125.7 x 55.9 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA59.1959


Artist information

Gunguyuma

Works in the collection

3


Place

Where the work was made
Yirrkala

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Frederick D. McCarthy, Australian Aboriginal art: bark paintings, carved figures, sacred and secular objects: an exhibition arranged by the State art galleries of Australia, 1960-1961, 'Introduction', pg. 7-17, Sydney, 1960, 29. cat.no. 75

Tony Tuckson, Christopher Hodges and Helen Eager, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 33 (colour illus.).