I was an aviation officer for the US Army flying in Australia and visited Port Keats south of Darwin in 1991. During my stay in the aboriginal community, one of the men painted "two cheeky snakes in the mangroves" as a gift. It's a 30x40 inch original that I had framed in Koa wood
It was painted as an original by a member of the Port Keat aboriginal community in Australia south of Darwin on the coast
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A vintage Keats School Australian, 1991
"Two Cheeky Snakes in the Mangroves"
oil on panel or canvas
30 by 40 inches
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: acquired as a gift by the artist in 1991
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