Mathias KAUAGE

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

Barrasut man [Parachutist] 1977 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from five stencils Support: thick white hot pressed paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 32/123
Edition: edition of 123; some of the edition was printed in colour

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Kauage'. not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Barrasut Man'. inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image in black pencil, '32/123'.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 58.0 h x 39.5 w cm sheet 72.2 h x 53.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.4 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.29
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.