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Aboriginal Body Painting Terrence Gurruwiwi Elcho Island, Australia



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.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 28.5 in. (72.39 cm)Diameter: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Style
    Tribal (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Some rolling mark on canvas that will ease out when framed.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU945023612732

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