Mathias KAUAGE, not titled [abstract mask with striped border] Enlarge 1 /1

Mathias KAUAGE

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

not titled [abstract mask with striped border] [Shield shapes (Australian Museum listing)] 3 September 1969 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in colour fibre-tipped pens Support: paper

Primary Insc: not signed. not titled. Dated, lower right corner in black pencil, '3/9/69'.
Dimensions: image (irregular) 48.2 h x 47.9 w cm sheet 63.0 h x 51.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.222.7
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:
  • Collection of Ulli Beier (1922-2011) and his wife Georgina Beier (born 1938), who lived and taught in Papua New Guinea 1967-1971, where they encouraged and facilitated the production of these works.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ulli and Georgina Beier, Sydney, April 2005