2007/0002 Yagan

Yagan

Artist

Julie DOWLING
Aboriginal/Indigenous
Birth:
30 Jan 1969
 in
Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia

Artwork

Title
Yagan
Date
2006
Medium/Material
synthetic polymer paint and ochre on canvas
Dimensions
150 x 200 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased through The Leah Jane Cohen Bequest, Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation, 2007
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
2007/0002
Currently not on display

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The painting shows Yagan, a Nyoongar warrior who was a freedom fighter in and around Perth during early settlement, at a tournament of spear throwing in 1833.

Artist statement, 2006The painting shows Yagan, a Nyoongar warrior who was a freedom fighter in and around Perth during early settlement, at a tournament of spear throwing in 1833.

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