Painting

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
20217
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: 790 mm W: 385 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Framed bark painting.

Eel running central length of painting with pairs of objects on either side of the eel from top to bottom - crabs, turtles, fish, squatting man with spears and a circular pattern.

Research notes

Thuwarthu, the Rainbow serpent and his creations. Attributed to Burrud/Lindsay Roughsey from inscription on back of painting.

© Lindsay Roughsey/Copyright Agency, 2020

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