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Three Turtles

Artist Colin Jones (b. 1947)
Culture Kaladoon
Culture Nunuckle
Title Three Turtles
Date Before 2003
Medium Acrylic on canvas
Dimensions Image: 34 x 45 1/2 in. (86.4 x 115.6 cm)
Support: 37 1/2 x 49 1/4 in. (95.3 x 125.1 cm)
Credit Line Museum purchase with the funds from the Elisabeth P. Myers Art Acquisition Fund, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 2003.2

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Known for his multi-layer dot paintings, Colin Jones is an artist of Kaladoon and Nunuckle descent. His paintings often relate to the lands his family historically lived on and to the animals of those areas. It is common in his works for there to be some reference to the Aboriginal peoples, often a footprint or handprint. In this example, seven small figures are depicted in the lower left of the painting.

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