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Narritjin Maymuru, Manggalili / Australian, 1914 - 1981, Manggalili, Yirrkala, Northeast Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

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Bark Painting, Natural ochres on stringybark

Overall: 51 15/16 × 18 7/8 in. (132 × 48 cm)

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

2009.92.235

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Australia, Indigenous Australia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Course History

SART 31, SART 72, Painting II, Painting III, Jennifer Caine, Fall 2013

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

Provenance

Sotheby's, Aboriginal Art, Lot 533, Armadale, Victoria, Australia; sold to Will Owen (1952-2015) and Harvey Wagner (1931-2017), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, July 2004; given to present collection, 2009.

Old Number

Owen AU681-533/(653)

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