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Central Arnhem Land Fish and Turtle Bark PaintingArtist: Tommy Djawa

Artist: Charlie Gunbuna (West Arnhem Land)

Artist: Charlie Gunbuna (West Arnhem Land)



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Artist : Charlie Gunbuna 1935-

Location : Western Arnhem Land , Northern Territory

Collected :1970s

Painting : Natural earth Pigment on bark

Size: 73cm x 35 cm including museum standard Aluminium hanging system

This is work by Charlie Gunbuna depicts two long tom fish and some leaf fish . It is painted on bark with natural earth pigments. Gunbuna's work is held in the National Museum of Australia.  His style and detail has changed during the coarse of his painting career.  Work from the early 60s was less detailed and refined .

 

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Last Updated: Sunday, 18 February 2018 18:21