MATHIAS, The angel and the tortoise. Enlarge 1 /1

MATHIAS

working by 1968

The angel and the tortoise. September 1968
Collection Title: Laloki Mental Hospital series. Port Moresby, 1968
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in purple ink, from one stencil Support: thin off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/50
Edition: edition of 50

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'MATHIAS / Sep 68'. Titled lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'The Angel and the Tortise'. Inscribed with edition details, lower right below printed image in black pencil, '4/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 73.0 h x 47.5 w cm sheet 82.2 h x 53.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.229 | impression
Acknowledgement: Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.221.11
Subject: Collection: The Georgina and Ulli Beier collection of contemporary Papua New Guinea prints and drawings, 1968-1990, acquired 2005. Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ulli and Georgina Beier, Sydney, 2005.