Jakupa AKO

Meganagu, Bena Bena valley, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea 1942 – 1997

not titled [a bird constructs a nest]. 1983 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils Support: white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left corner, 'ARCHES / FRANCE [infinty symbol]'
Edition State: published state
Impression: artist's proof 8/8
Edition: edition unknown; plus 8 artist's proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower left within printed image in black pencil, 'JAKUPA'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with edition details lower left within printed image in black pencil, 'AP VIII/VIII'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 56.6 h x 76.2 w cm sheet 56.6 h x 76.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.167 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.33
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.