Mathias KAUAGE, Luna Park, Sydney [two people driving dodgem car] Enlarge 1 /1

Mathias KAUAGE

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

Luna Park, Sydney [two people driving dodgem car] [Driving car 'luna park' (Australian Museum listing)] 1987 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: drawings, graphite; paper drawing in black pencil Support: white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower edge, 'france - dessin J.a.-arches'

Primary Insc: signed and dated, lower below image in black pencil, 'Kauage 1987'. titled lower right below image in black pencil, 'Luna Park Sydney'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'MKD14'.
Dimensions: image 46.6 h x 58.2 w cm sheet 50.2 h x 64.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.222.17
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
  • 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