Collection Online
Medium
watercolour over pencil
Measurements
34.3 × 25.7 cm irreg. (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Hermannsburg, Northern Territory
Accession Number
1996.373
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Robert Gould, Member, 1996
©Adolf Inkamala/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Gallery 13
Level 3, NGV Australia
Description
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.