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Untitled (Fisherman)
(c. 1972)

Medium
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
Measurements
67.5 × 27.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
Wadeye (Port Keats), Northern Territory
Inscription
inscribed (vertically) in fibre-tipped pen on reverse c.: NYM BUNDUCK / PORT KEATS
inscribed (vertically) in orange fibre-tipped pen on reverse l.c.r.: NYM BUNDUCK / PORT KEATS MISSION / N.T.
Accession Number
2014.363
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Margaret Bullen through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2014
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
This vigorous work represents two fishermen holding large fish from a successful catch in a simple composition that celebrates abundance and the everyday.