Macassan Prahu I Aboriginal bark painting

Bark painting. 1959. “Macassan Prahu”. By famous aboriginal bark artist from the 1950’s Mawalan Marika.

The 170cm long bark painting represents the visits of Macassan traders to Indonesia. Virtually no original artefacts remain from that era.


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Date

1959

Author/Maker

Mawalan Marika

Material

Eucalyptus bark