An image of Mimih hunter and ceremony

Anchor Barrbuwa Wurrkidj

(Australia 1924 – 1977)

Community
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Arnhem region
Language group
Kuninjku, Arnhem region

Mimih hunter and ceremony

Other titles:
Bark painting (Mimi hunter and corroboree), Mimi hunter and corroboree
Location
Not on display
Further information

In this painting, the white area represents rock. The red represents an area inside the rock, where the mimih hunter and ceremonial participants are depicted.

from Hetti Perkins et al., 'Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004

Place of origin
Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
circa 1961
Media
Bark painting
Medium
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions
72.4 x 52.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1962
Accession number
IA163.1962
Copyright
© Estate of Anchor Barrbuwa Wurrkidj. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd