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Bark painting showing male and female sand goannas 'playing about' as a prelude to the procreative act. Both goannas are depicted with short tails, a result of the lack of space available on the bark sheet, according to the artist. Both have been initially executed as pipeclay silhouettes on a charcoal ground. The backbones and optic nerves are shown in simple x-ray style and the figures are largely infilled with red and black hatching, including hatched triangular shapes. Yellow has been, often associated with fat, is shown on the heads and stomachs.
L 680mm x W 400mm