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Mimih spirit – Marrailtji
(c. 1980)

Medium
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
Measurements
101.8 × 49.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Kunbarllanjnja (Oenpelli), Northern Territory
Accession Number
1996.372
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Dr Milton Roxanas, Governor, 1996
© The Estate of George Merwulunlu Djahgurrnga
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The artist depicts a female Mimih spirit, unusally corpulent, probably associated as the title suggests with Marrailtj, the moon spirit.