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Namormoyak (male and female spirits and the snake) Kotjuwari (at Benebenemdi)

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
112.2 x 49.1 cm

inscribed verso on label u.l.: ‘Mandark collection/No. 22’
Accession No. 1994.03


Purchased 20 April 1994 by Cbus from Maningrida Arts and Crafts, Northern Territory, until; offered for auction at Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 29 June 1998, lot 156 (unsold).


Margaret Carew and Judith Ryan, Men of High Degree, National Gallery of Victoria and Maningrida Arts and Culture and the artist, 1996.
Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004.
Seeing by Eye and Thinking by Mind, an unpublished document which was collected and documented by Maningrida Arts and Crafts, Northern Territory.

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