David MALANGI DAYMIRRINGU | Manharrngu mortuary rites (2)

 
MALANGI DAYMIRRINGU, David
Australia 1927 – 1999
Manharrngu mortuary rites (2)
goanna and human figure diagonally centre right, catfish centre left, plant forms with white berries 1969
Bark Painting
natural pigments on eucalyptus bark
121.0 (h) x 43.5 (w) cm
Purchased 1987 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
NGA 1987.758
© David Malangi. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
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  • Acquired from Alan Fidock who was a teacher on Milingimbi Mission, Central Arnhem Land from 1961 for over ten years and actively develped the art and craft movement thought he sale of bark ptgs to the wider market
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