Lossu, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea born 1955

Trapped by the cobwebs of stinging pain. [Imprisoned by the cobwebs of stinging pain.] 1976
Collection Title: Lasisi, David. Searching. Boroko: National Arts School, 1976
Page: poem 33
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils Support: thick white hot pressed paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 85/100
Edition: edition of 100

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'David Lasisi '76'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Trapped by the cobwebs of stinging pain.' Inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in black pencil, '85/100'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 48.2 h x 61.4 w cm sheet 55.6 h x 68.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.50 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.23
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the Australian National, from the National Art School, Papua New Guinea, February 1990.
  • The fourteen works were selected at the request of the Australian National Gallery, by Robert Jones, Lecturer Graphic Design at the National Art School.