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Bark Painting

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Australia, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
Culture:
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli)(?)
Medium:
Bark, paint
Dimensions:
H. 40 1/2 x W. 25 9/16 x D. 1/4 in. (102.9 x 65 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Bark-Paintings
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1514
Not on view
[Ralph C. Altman, Los Angeles, until 1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 209.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014.



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