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"Billabong Dreaming" painting



Artist
Bonny Jo Tait

Cultural area
Cape York

Object type
Bark paintings

Object number
IR 4532.0324

Description
A colour acrylic painting on canvas featuring two crocodiles, three fish, three turtles and a snake. The colours are predominantly white and brown, and cross hatching features on the crocodiles. There are also lines made up of green dots across the surface of the painting. On the reverse of the painting is a framer's stamp, and a sticker bearing the number "Asset no: Q-0658". Another stamp reads: "BILLABONG - JULJIL". The handwritten number "Q-0658" also appears twice. The canvas is stapled to a wooden stretcher within a black wooden frame.

Dimensions
Width: 813mm
Height: 1066mm
Depth: 32mm


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