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#153 Dolphin Totem - EDDIE BLITNER : Aboriginal Art : 96x170cm

AUD $790.00

ARTIST: Eddie Blitner
REGION: Katherine, N.T.
TRIBE: Marra - Borroloola
TITLE:  Dolphin Totem
MEDIUM: Painting - acrylic on canvas

*All paintings come with a Certificate of Authenticity and are signed by the artist*

Dolphin Totem:

Two Brothers going to a secret fishing ground to hunt for Salmon and diving for their catch.  They travel at night to catch the best fish and so other fishermen don't find their spot.  The Dolphins protect and guard them against Sharks whilst they dive and fish.


Eddie grew up on Victoria River Downs Cattle Station in the Northern Territory along with other families including the Wavehill boys.

Like many of the Indigenous men on the cattle stations, Eddie became a hardworking stockman on Vic Station, also helping his Grandfather at Beswick Station.

Whilst helping at Beswick Station his Grandfather Fred Blitner showed him the artifacts that the old men did and how they painted on bark. Eddie was keen to learn and started to help the old men. His cousin David Blanazi helped teach Eddie the old men's ways and the stories.

See Eddie Blitner 'Profile & Collections' page for further information and to see more of his art.

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