Item - Long necked tortoise and fish

ID UNSW BP 1988/0459 (052188)
Artist UNKNOWN ( - )
Title Long necked tortoise and fish
Alternate Titles
Category Painting
Medium bark
Materials ochres on eucalyptus bark
Edition Number
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 104.50
  Width 32.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other Box frame: 129.5 x 57 x 6.5 cms
  Where Australia, NT, NE Arnhem Land
Style NE Arnhem Land
Subject Marine
Credit Line Presented by Dr Milton Roxanas through the Australian Government's Taxation Incentives for the Arts Scheme, 1988
Description/Remarks    Bark divided into three panels: left and right panels have 2 fish and 2 decorative borders; centre bears tortoise with 2 fish following each other on each side. All on a cross-hatch (rarrk) pattern ground painted in yellow, red and white ochres.
Exhibition History

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