Early Groote Island bark

 

Early Groote Island bark

Object type: Bark painting

Locality: Groote Eylandt Island

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1955

Dimensions 28 cm X 18 cm

Material: bark and natural pigments

Description: Really early Groote Elandt barks are small and have images of totemic animals. This is a classic example of a fine early bark.  I like that the birds are shown with such simplicity and confidence. It is small but very sweet.

Price: $750

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