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Title

Kapun and the dog

1960


Artist

Makani Wilingarr

Australia

1905 - 1984

Language group

Mildjingi, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Kapun and the dog totem


Date

1960


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

101.6 x 47.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA6.1961


Artist information

Makani Wilingarr

Artist profile

Works in the collection

16


Place

Where the work was made
Milingimbi

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 41 (colour illus.).

Cara Pinchbeck, Lindy Allen and Louise Hamby, Art from Milingimbi, Sydney, 2016, 112 (colour illus.), 142.