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Emu and Serpent


Nawakadj "Bobby" Nganjmirra



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Paintings | Bark, pigment, plant fibers, twigs
Size: 53 x 29 1/2 in. (134.62 x 74.93 cm) (including twigs)
Creation Place: Oceania, Australia, Western Arnhem Land, Oenpelli
Culture: Aborigine, Kuwinjku, Oceania, Australia, Western Arnhem Land
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: bird at R with crosshatch designs in tan and white overall; digestive organs delineated; snake at L with same crosshatch design; rust-colored background
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Director's Discretionary Fund
Accession Number: 2004.107.3
Artist: Nawakadj "Bobby" Nganjmirra, Australian, 1924 - 1992
Role: Artist
Nationality: Australian, Aborigine, Kuwinjku
Life Dates: Australian, 1924 - 1992
Added to Site: March 1, 2009