Timothy AKIS

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

Man ibilas na em ikan sindaun long faia [Man with painted face sitting on a fire]. c.1980 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper photo-screenprint, printed in colour inks, from four stencils Support: thick off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left 'ARCHES / FRANCE'
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/40
Edition: edition of 40

Primary Insc: signed lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'AKIS'. not dated. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'Man ibilas na em ikan sindaum long faia.' inscribed with edition details, lower right below printed image in black pencil, '9/40'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 72.2 h x 54.0 w cm sheet 81.0 h x 60.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.205 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gift of Mouli MacKenzie 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.23
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Maureen Taylor, Michelago, New South Wales, 2002.