Bark painting by Narritjin Maymuru (1914-1982),mangalili clan, Yirritja moiety. Narritjin is one of the old masters of bark painting. he was also a performer, advocate, politician, clan head, ceremonial leader and entrepreneur. he was one of the main painters at Yirrkala in the 1960´s. His first exhibitions dates back to 1949. He exhibited in Europe, US and Japan.
Provenance: Swedish collection bought from J A Davidsson, Yirrkala ( Important collector of Aboriginal Art and sale agent for Aboriginal artists)
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