Bikurr (Eel-tailed Catfish)

John Mawurndjul, Australian (Kuninjku), born 1952, Kuninjku, Maningrida, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

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2000

Natural ochres on bark

Overall: 49 x 9 5/8 in. (124.5 x 24.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Will Owen and Harvey Wagner

2009.92.147

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Australia, Indigenous Australia

Period

21st century

Object Name

Bark Painting

Classification

Painting

Oceania

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 74, The Human Spectrum, Nathaniel Dominy, Spring 2015

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Summer 2013

Provenance

Maningrida Arts & Culture, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia (Certificate of Authenticity); sold to Will Owen (1952-2015) and Harvey Wagner (1931-2017), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2005; given to present collection, 2009.

Old Number

Owen 1702000BP/(736)

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