Buluwana, 2001 bears artist's name, title, and Maningrida Arts & Culture catalogue number 15962001BP on label on the reverse natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark 200 x 59cm (78 3/4 x 23 1/4in).
PROVENANCE: Painted at Milmilngkan, Northern Territory Maningrida Arts & Culture, Maningrida, Northern Territory Purchased from Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne in November 2002 The Laverty Collection, Sydney
EXHIBITED: Kabarlekidyo to Milmilngkan - John Mawurndjul's Country, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 29 October - 23 November 2002, cat. no. 5 Crossing Country: The Alchemy of Western Arnhem Land Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 September - 12 December 2004 rarrk - John Mawurndul : Journey Through Time in Northern Australia, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland, 21 September 2005 - 29 January 2006, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany, 19 February - 5 June 2006 John Mawurndjul Survey 1979 - 2009, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 16 April - 24 May 2009 Stone Country - Saltwater, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1 August - 27 September 2009
LITERATURE: Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Kabarlekidyo to Milmilngkan - John Mawurndjul's Country, exh. cat., Melbourne: Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, 2002, cat. no. 5, front cover [illus. (detail)], and p.5 (illus.) Hetti Perkins et al., Crossing Country: The Alchemy of Western Arnhem Land Art, exh. cat., Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004, p.90 (illus.), p.226 Christian Kaufmann et al., rarrk - John Mawurndul: Journey Through Time in Northern Australia, exh. cat., Belair, South Australia: Crawford House Publishing Australia, 2005, p.141 (illus.), p.228 Apolline Kohen, John Mawurndjul Survey 1979 - 2009, exh. cat., Canberra: ANU Drill Hall Gallery, 2009, plate 4, cat. no. 17, p.8 (illus.) Jon Altman, 'John Mawurndjul: Art and Impact', Art Monthly Australia, December 2009 - February 2010, p.24 (illus.)
This painting is sold with accompanying Maningrida Arts & Culture documentation.