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watercolour over pencil
34.3 × 25.7 cm irreg. (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Hermannsburg, Northern Territory
inscribed in purple paint (in image) l.l.: ADOLF INKAMALA
Accession Number
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Robert Gould, Member, 1996
© The Estate of Adolf Inkamala/Hermannsburg Art Centre
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
The artist depicts a ghost gum - of rugged form, brilliant white, but wrinkled trunk and with two burnt outer branches. As with a closely comparable example in vertical format by Albert Namatjira, the artist focuses mainly on the trunk, including only minimal foliage.