1988/0450 The devil (Juwading) who lives in the Yalambi Country

The devil (Juwading) who lives in the Yalambi Country

Artist

George MUNG MUNG
Aboriginal/Indigenous
Birth:
c 1921
 in
Tickalara near Warmun, Western Australia
Death:
c 1991
 in
Imintji, Western Australia

Artwork

Title
The devil (Juwading) who lives in the Yalambi Country
Date
1988
Medium/Material
ochre and gum on canvas
Dimensions
120.3 x 160cm (sight)123.5 x 163.8 x 3.5cm (framed) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1988
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1988/0450
Currently not on display

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Extended Label

This painting is about the ceremonial dance owned by Juwading the devil and the country he inhabits. The devil is shown at his camp in the hills in Yalambiddi country. Above him is Wuraambil the mythical snake passing between two rows of hills.

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