Peter Banjuljul bark painting

Aboriginal bark painting by peter Banjuljul

Object type: Bark painting

Locality: Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia

Artist: Peter Banjuljul

Circa: 1970

Dimensions: 78 X 35 cm

Description:

Aboriginal bark painting depicting the men of the Jinang tribe who have just made a hollow log bone coffin. The top of the bone coffin formed as the mouth of the saw fish totem. Surrounded by spiritual totemic objects the tribe prepare for a corroboree. Peter banjuljul was born just after the second world war and is one of the many lesser know artists from this area. This example is a great example of his one eyed almost surrealistic depictions of people

Price: $650

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