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George Dhangi

b. 1947
Gupapuyngu clan

Wagilag Sisters and Dhapilany (Sacred Caterpillars associated with the Wagilag Sisters Story) 2017
Ochre on Eucalyptus Bark
66 x 23.5 in / 151 x 13cm

$2500 US / $3100 AU

The sisters Ga-ranggarr and Buwalirri stopped at a billabong named Mirarrmina where they were consumed by a large Wirrtitj (rainbow snake). This work depicts the nest of the Dhapilany (Sacred Caterpillars) and their nests that hang over billabong.

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