DJANGKAWU CREATION STORY, 1964

Important Australian and International Fine Art
Sydney
10 May 2017
81

WANDJUK MARIKA

(1927 – 1987)
DJANGKAWU CREATION STORY, 1964

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

91.0 x 42.0 cm

bears inscription verso: cat. P23 and cat. N9
bears inscription on label verso: artist’s name, title, date and a description of the story depicted

Estimate: 
$6,000 – 8,000
Provenance

Painted in the Yirrkala region of North East Arnhem Land
Yirrkala Aboriginal Arts, Yirrkala (label attached verso)
Private collection
Sotheby’s, 30 July 1990, Melbourne, cat. 7
Private collection, Melbourne