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COLORS used in this artwork are blends of raw sienna and browns.

BACKGROUND is satin eggshell.

TEXTURING is very soft and minimal, mostly appearing on the wall surrounding the picture. Curious pockmarks are randomly disbursed giving additional interest to texture.

SIZE is 16”H x 11”W

CULTURAL INSPRIATION: Aboriginals from Arnhem Land region observed fish in a number of aquatic environments and depicted many species in their art, such as mullet, catfish, bull sharks and archerfish. This bark painting shows two barramundi. It comes from the Iwtja linguistic group, Croker Island, North Arnhem Land. The necks of the fish are usually broken after being caught. Fish are a favorite food found in northern waters. They are often hunted with a spear. Barramundi are popular fish subjects and can be found in much of the rock art throughout North Arnhem Land.

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