David LASISI, The shark. Enlarge 1 /1


Lossu, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea born 1955

The shark. 1976
Collection Title: Lasisi, David. Searching. Boroko: National Arts School, 1976
Page: poem 24
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in red ink, from one stencil Support: thin cream hot pressed paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/109
Edition: edition of 109; some impressions signed in differing orientations

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, 'THE SHARK'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 9/109'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 47.6 h x 51.4 w cm sheet 62.6 h x 63.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.48 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2003
Accession No: NGA 2003.108
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Acquired by the National Gallery of Australia by exchange, from the Creative Arts Faculty, University of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, March 2003.