Mathias KAUAGE

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

Helicopter. 1977 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, screenprint, printed in black and white inks, from two stencils Support: textured cream wallpaper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 69/70
Edition: edition of 70; in various colourways

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right on printed image in black pencil, 'Kauage / 1977'. Titled lower right on printed image in black pencil, 'Helicoptr'. Inscribed with edition details lower right on printed image in black pencil, '69/70'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower right verso in black pencil, 'MKD35'.
Dimensions: printed image 57.2 h x 87.4 w cm sheet 57.2 h x 87.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.242 | impression
Acknowledgement: Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.221.35
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
Image rights: © approved by Elisabeth Kauage
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ulli and Georgina Beier, Sydney, 2005.