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Northeastern Kiwai people

Northeastern Kiwai people


Artist's cultural association:
Wapo Creek (River) people
Papuan Gulf , Papua New Guinea
Gope [spirit board] [Gope board with highly stylized relief carved and painted figure with two legs protruding below, in red, black and white] before 1950 Place made: Wapo River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, wood, paint

Primary Insc: Papua New Guinea
Dimensions: 124.5 h cm
Acknowledgement: Max Ernst Collection, purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 85.1848