Mathias KAUAGE

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

Balus long ples balus [Aeroplane at the airport] 1977 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: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Kauage'. not dated. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Balus long Ples Balus'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 43.0 h x 48.0 w cm sheet 57.0 h x 63.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.178 | impression
Acknowledgement: Roger Butler Fund 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.785
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Chapman Gallery, Canberra, June 1990.