Wolma, the first thundercloud, and rain flooding the country

Dawidi, Australian (Liyajawumirr), about 1921 - 1970, Liyagawumirr, Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

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about 1965

Natural ochres on bark

Overall: 23 5/8 x 16 1/8 in. (60 x 41 cm)

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

2011.43.25

Geography/Culture

Oceania, Australia, Indigenous Australia

Period

20th century

Object Name

Bark Painting

Classification

Painting

Oceania

Not on view

Provenance

Sotheby's, Aboriginal Art, Lot 335, Syndey, Victoria, Australia; sold to Will Owen (1952-2015) and Harvey Wagner (1931-2017), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, July 2003; given to present collection, 2011.

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