Aboriginal painting in natural ochre, charcoal and kaolin with natural binder on art board.
Wuyal (Sugar Boy)
by Nirritja Wanambi.
16 inches x 12 inches, framed

The subject is Wuyal, (Creator Ancestor)
also known as the Sugar Boy because of
the sugar bag around his neck.

in the Dreamtime stories of the
Yirrkala people. As Wuyal travelled through Marrakula clan land, Wuyal downed trees to get the honey hives. Rivers formed where
the trees fell.

Acquired personally in 1990 at Buku-Larrngay Arts, Yirrkala, NT, Australia. (Independent documentation available).

Please note this work has already been mounted and framed.

Wanambi is a common name among the Aborigines of Arnhemland. Extensive search has failed, however, to provide further information about this artist. We must rely on the considerable integrity of Buku-Larnngay Arts for provenance.

Estimated Value FOB Fort Myers. FL US$500.00
exclusive of delivery cost.

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