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Aboriginal Body Painting Terrence Gurruwiwi Elcho Island Australia

Documentation Signed
Documentation Notes COA
Origin Australia
Period 2000-2019
Materials Acrylic on canvas
W. 28.5 in; H. 32 in;
W. 72.39 cm; H. 81.28 cm;
Condition Good. Some rolling mark on canvas that will ease out when framed.
Creation Date 2006
Description Title: Gumatj Ceremonial Chest Paint
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 32"h x 28.5"w
Date created: November 2006
Artist: Terrence Gaypamany Gurruwiwi
Language: Glapu
Date of Birth: 06/09/1984
The painting depicts the traditional body paint onto the chest during ceremonies of the local aboriginal communities. It is
signed by the artist on verso as shown and also retains a stamp from Elcho Island Art Center.
The canvas has a slight uneven height with the lower edge being slightly uneven. It is not framed and will be sent in a tube. It is painted all the way to the edge so it can only be framed but not stretched. A copy of COA is included from Elcho Island Art Center
Styles / Movements Contemporary, Other, Outsider Art
Incollect Reference Number 457692
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