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Bark painting depicting barrk, the male black rock wallaby (Macropus bernardus). The animal has been painted initially in a patchy wash of pipeclay, probably tinged with red ochre, on a charcoal background. X-ray detail added includes: Optic nerves, backbone, heart and lungs and liver. Hatched and segmented infill in red ochre suggests muscle structure. The blocks of colour are 'just my own idea', says the artist. The lines separating the coloured segments on the hands are 'like the lines on a man's hands'. Lines have been drawn to indicate the major joints on the legs and forearms.
L 910mm x W 500mm