Jakupa AKO, not titled [bird] Enlarge 1 /1

Jakupa AKO

Meganagu, Bena Bena valley, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea 1942 – 1997

not titled [bird] 1975 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in pen and ink with watercolour Support: thick cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower centre below image in black ink, 'JAKUPA 1975'. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: image (irregular) 48.0 h x 60.2 w cm sheet 53.6 h x 72.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.22
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Collection of Anthony Forge (1929-1991), Foundation Professor of Anthropology, ANU, Canberra.
  • By descent to his widow Celia Ng, 1991.
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Cecilia Ng, New South Wales, June 2006.