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This is one of the works that Narritjin Maymuru produced in Canberra in1978, during the time that he and his son Banapana Maymuru were the first Aboriginal Creative Arts Fellows of the Australian National University. They were jointly sponsored by the University and the Aboriginal Arts board of the Australia Council.
An ochres on bark painting with wooden restrainers. The painting features a fish in the centre, its is body decorated with wavy bands of crosshatching. Positioned on either side of the fish are wavy river banks, showing fish, oval shapes, peanut-shaped lily roots, triangular reeds and a dilly bag. The painting has a white background around edges and black with dots in the centre.
L 1830mm x W 680mm