Painting

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
20215
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 
Dimensions
H: 720 mm W: 435 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Framed bark painting.

Central diamond shaped image depicts man with spears sticking out of his body. Two men are dancing in the top corners, holding spears, standing above two long necked turtles. Two dancing men in the bottom half of the painting, two goannas in the bottom corners.

Research notes

Gidegal, the Moon man. Gidegal is caught and speared, and rises into the sky [Source: Catalogue Card]

© Lindsay Roughsey/Copyright Agency, 2020

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