Timothy AKIS

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

Sikin i pulap long nil [Skin full of thorns]. 1977 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper photo-screenprint, printed in black ink, from one stencil Support: thick white white hot pressed paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 14/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Akis'. not dated. titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Sikin i pulap long nil.' inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image in black pencil, '14/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 57.0 h x 45.4 w cm sheet 70.4 h x 56.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.174 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.27
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.