Timothy AKIS, Tupela man [Two men]. Enlarge 1 /1

Timothy AKIS

Tsembaga, Simbai Valley, Madang District, Papua New Guinea 1940 – 1984

Tupela man [Two men]. 1977 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Creation Notes: 1985, printed
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper photo-screenprint, printed in colour inks, from four stencils Support: thick white hot pressed paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: second edition 4B/100
Edition: Edition B 100; The letter "B" after the impression number indicated that the print is from the 2nd printing of 1985

Primary Insc: not dated. titled lower centre left below printed image in black pencil, 'Tupela man'. inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image in black pencil, '4B/100'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 57.5 h x 46.0 w cm sheet 64.0 h x 51.3 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.175 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.486
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from PNG Art Advisors, Sydney, June 1991.