Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bark painting depicting a fish
  • unknown Australian Aboriginal maker
  • bark painting depicting a fish, mid 1900s–1968
  • Where object was made: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
  • bark, paint
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 23 x 11.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 1/16 x 4 1/2 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of James A. Sleeper
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3623

This is a small rectangular piece of flattened bark.

The fish is outlined in black. It has a white head, yellow belly and red and white striped back on a red and white striped field with a black border.