Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collection made possible by Santos

Australian :: Paintings

The queenfish, turtle and octopus

MARIKA, Mathaman
Australia, c.1915 - 1970
Yolngu people, Northern Territory

The queenfish, turtle and octopus

1948, Yirrkala, north east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

natural pigments on eucalyptus bark

93.3 x 44.3 cm (irreg)

Gift of the Commonwealth Government 1957

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

© artist, Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre


Currently on display in Gallery 04