Peter MARRALWANGA, Ngalyod, the Rainbow Serpent swallowing a woman Enlarge 1 /1

On display on Level 1

Peter MARRALWANGA

Kuninjku (Eastern Kunwinjku) people

Australia 1916 – 1987

Ngalyod, the Rainbow Serpent swallowing a woman [Ngalyod the Rainbow Serpent swallowing a woman who has come too close to Ngalyod's sacred home] c.1980 Place made: Maningrida, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, bark paintings, natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

Dimensions: 115.0 h x 50.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from National Gallery admission charges 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1788