An image of Hunting scene

Munggurrawuy Yunupingu

(Australia circa 1907 – 12 Apr 1979)

Community
Biranybirany (Caledon Bay), Arnhem region
Language group
Gumatj, Arnhem region

Hunting scene

Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting depicts a fisherman and many of the food species hunted by Yirritja people. These include turtle, various kinds of fish, snakes, dugong, kangaroo, stingray, crocodiles, birds and frogs.

© Information provided by the artist

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000

Place of origin
Yirrkala, North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
Sep 1959
Media
Bark painting
Medium
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions
120.0 x 60.0 cm (irreg.)
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959
Accession number
IA58.1959
Copyright
© Estate of Munggurrawuy Yunupingu. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.