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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
Physical 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.