The Jack Daulton Collection
Antique & Ethnographic Art

Lirrmingining Grasshopper Man

Bill Harney, c. 2009


Bill Harney (Yidumduma) (1931 - )

Lirrmingining Grasshopper Man

carved wood and natural pigments

c. 2009

Wardaman people, Northern Territory, Australia

height: approx. 152.3 cm

provenance: acquired in Hobart, Tasmania, by the present owner, Jack Daulton

Standing on a lotus base flanked by an attendant and a small figure of the elephant Nalagiri crouching beside him, wearing a closely fitted sanghati with his left hand raised holding the tip of his robe, backed by an arched mandorla with flame border and two stupas flanking his head
detail showing monogram of the artist:
The Daulton Collection