Paddy Compass NAMATBARA, Maam, malignant spirit, male figure with multiple arms and legs Enlarge 1 /1

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Paddy Compass NAMATBARA

Iwaidja people

Australia 1890 – 1973

Maam, malignant spirit, male figure with multiple arms and legs c.1963 Place made: Minjilang (Croker Island), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, bark paintings, natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

Primary Insc: KK45
Dimensions: irregular 82.0 h x 52.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Founding Donors Fund 1984.
Accession No: NGA 85.1273
Image rights: © the estate of the artist licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd