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2 Waltzing Matilda

Bush Tucker

On the left of the painting are seen the vegetable foods gathered by the  women. Seeds of the nardoo (a water plant) are gathered in a bark coolamon.  A "dilly bag" woven from grasses will carry other finds. Animal foods  hunted by the men are shown within the curve of a boomerang. The timeless spirit of a Songman invests the red sands of the vast central desert, watched over by Bingil (the wedge-tail eagle) an ancestral creator spirit. Below the stars of the Southern Cross, ancient rock art signals the human need of food for the soul.This painting was published as Plate 26 in The Painted Swagman - A Tribute to Waltzing Matilda.

Sheet Size : W 22 x H 20 inches Image Size: W 18 x H 15 inches  Price: AUD $99:95


Each reproduction of the Gauvin paintings has been made with care by prize-winning specialist printers under supervision of the artist. Printed on heavy, acid-free papers with a subtle linen texture, they come with a generous white border for framing. Each is limited to a total edition of 980 and is hand-signed and numbered by the artist. An Authentication Certificate is available for each print.

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