Painting

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
20211
Item name
Painting 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Lindsay Roughsey / Burrud.  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Gulf region > Mornington Island
Map
Collector
Mrs Lillian Bosch 
Acquisition date
May 14, 1973 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Lillian Bosch 
Raw material
Ochre; pipe clay; stringybark
Dimensions
H: 690 mm W: 390 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Framed bark painting. Central image depicts man cooking several different animals at a camp fire, background is linear. Surrounding this image are four male dancers, one in each corner, with spears, boomerangs and shields, background is cross-hatched. 72 is written in the bottom left-hand corner and Burrud in the bottom right; 540 x 250 mm without frame.

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

In the Red exhibition label: Moon Man story. An Ancestral Moon man cooks meat on a fire surrounded by four male dancers holding shields, spears and throwing sticks.

© Lindsay Roughsey/Copyright Agency, 2020

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