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Painting 12, Giant Devil-Dingo Series - The people cutting up Gaiya.

1991.0024.4352

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W 610mm x H 455mm x D 20mm

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An oil painting on canvas board. It is painting number twelve of sixteen in the Giant Devil-Dingo Series. The painting features a very large dingo being cut into three pieces by eight initiated men with spears, woomeras and axes in a landscape dotted with trees including two tall trees, and a rocky escarpment in the background.

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