Mathias KAUAGE

Gembogl, Simbu, Papua New Guinea 1944 – Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 2003

Meri karim bilum i go long market [A woman carrying her string bag to market] [Golm.] 1978 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in black ink, from one stencil Support: thick white hot pressed paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 31/80
Edition: edition of 80

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Meri Karim Bilum I go long Market'. inscribed with edition details, lower right below printed image in black pencil, '31/80'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 64.2 h x 40.0 w cm sheet 76.5 h x 45.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.222 | impression
Acknowledgement: Roger Butler Fund 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.784
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Chapman Gallery, Canberra, June 1990.