Martin MORUBUBUNA, Bulala [fish] Enlarge 1 /1


Kwebwaga, Kiriwana, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea 1957 – 2013

Bulala [fish] [MA [abbreviation]] 1975 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in orange/yellow ink, from one stencil Support: thin white hot-pressed paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 12/48
Edition: edition of 48

Primary Insc: not signed. not dated. titled lower left below image in black pencil, 'MA'. inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, '12/48'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 40.8 h x 53.0 w cm sheet 51.0 h x 64.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.138 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.25
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.