Groote Eylandt bark painting

Groote Eylandt Aboriginal bark painting of a Dugong for sale

 

Object type: Bark painting

Locality: Groote Eylandt Northern territory Australia

Artist: Unknown possibly Kulprati

Circa: 1960

Width: 41 cm

Description:

This bark is typical of early Groote Eylandt art. it depicts a single totemic animal on a black background.  The dugong is an important and very spiritual animal. It is one of the few animals that cry tears when it is killed.

Price: SOLD

Another Groote Eylandt bark painting of dugongs by Kulprati

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