Copyright/attribution: © Bristol Culture, photography by Public Catalogue Foundation/Dan Brown
Sheet of inner bark, used as a canvas, cut from the stringy-bark tree. Earth pigments are used for the paint. Painted on one side with a bird and lizard or turtle design in red, black, yellow white. The bark exhibits a steep but natural curl. "PAINTED BY BIRRIKITJI" is written on the back of the bark (in Ben Probert's handwriting).
Waterhole at Gangan, Caledon Bay, North east Arnhem Land: information from Howard Morphy 2017
Artist name - Birriktji Gumana born around 1890