Item - Four fish and the artist's totems

ID UNSW BP 1991/0598 (088470)
Artist UNKNOWN ( - )
Title Four fish and the artist's totems
Alternate Titles
Category Painting
Medium bark
Materials natural ochres, eucalyptus bark
Edition Number
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 75.50
  Width 28.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other Box frame: 103 x 58 x 7 cms
  Where Australia, NE Arnhem Land, Ramingining
Style NE Arnhem Land
Subject Marine
Credit Line
Description/Remarks    Image divided into two panels vertically: top panel contains four fish pointing downwards towards wide horizontal band of cross-hatch patterning (rarrk); larger bottom panel contains four snakes, a goanna and a turtle all facing upwards towards the horizontal band; all animals patterned with cross-hatching or dots; all placed on an overall white spotted ground. Possibly painted by Dorothy Djukulul.
Exhibition History

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