Summary

The painting is the artist's mother's story. The imagery here represents geckos and beetles and has a band of crosshatching in between that represents a log. Geckos come inside bark shelters at night to catch insects and make a high-pitched noise as they run across the roof. If caught, their tails break off and the geckoes escape. The tails can also be seen in this work.

Physical Description

A single sheet of Stringybark (Eucalytpus tetrodonta) painted on one side with natural pigments.

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