Ellen Roughsey Rainbow Serpent Scales synthetic polymer paint on linen, 2010 61 x 91cm.
Artist: Ellen Roughsey
Country: Sydney Island
Artist's statement: “These are the scales of the Rainbow Serpent, we call him Thuwathu.
It was him that created the landscapes of our Country, Mornington Island, when he rubbed his scales against the rocks and sand, moving rocks and earth."
Catalogue number: 5880-L-ER-0610, certificate provided.
*Image courtesy of the Mornington Island Art Centre*