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Mathias KAUAGE

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

Magic fish. 1969 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in white ink, from one stencil Support: thick black wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: proof
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'KAUAGE 1969'. titled lower right below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Magic Fish' '. inscribed with edition details lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'proof'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right verso, 'MKD23'.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 48.5 h x 60.0 w cm sheet 58.0 h x 70.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.267 | impression
Acknowledgement: Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.221.39
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.