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Pencil and wash sketch depicting two women in a desert scene, by Butcher Joe Nangan

1991.0024.4275

Pencil and wash sketch depicting two women in a desert scene, by Butcher Joe Nangan

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Pencil and wash sketch on paper in a card frame (two layers). Depicts a desert-like scene of tall rocks with a clump of trees in the background. In the foreground, beside a rock, is an Aboriginal woman carrying a child on one shoulder while another walks beside her. The woman is also carrying a decorated oval-shaped object. Lead pencil, black wash and red, yellow and green coloured pencil.

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