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Australian :: Paintings

Spirits of the dead catching dugongs

YUNUPINGU, Munggerawuy
Australia, c.1905 - 1979
Yolngu people, Northern Territory

Spirits of the dead catching dugongs

1948, Yirrkala, north east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

natural pigments on eucalyptus bark

96.0 x 40.5 cm (irreg)

Gift of Charles P. Mountford 1960

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

© estate of the artist, Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre

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