Painting

Registration number
20271
Item name
Painting 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Wally Mandarrk  
Associated cultural group
Dangbon/Kune people 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > West Arnhem region > Oenpelli
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Collector
Mrs Lillian Bosch 
Acquisition date
May 14, 1973 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mrs Lillian Bosch 
Raw material
Stringybark, ochre, pipe clay
Dimensions
H: 870 mm W: 370 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Large framed bark painting of male figure and fish; 870 mm x 370 mm without frame.

Research notes

In the Red exhibition label: Painting of a spirit man and fish, before 1973. From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'In the Red; on the vibrancy of things' June 2012 - January 2013.

Lillian Bosch was a well known art dealer on the Gold Coast who donated a collection artefacts and bark paintings to the Anthropology Museum in 1973.

© Wally Mandarrk/Copyright Agency, 2020.

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