Timothy AKIS, not titled [bird]. Enlarge 1 /1

Timothy AKIS

Tsembaga, Simbai Valley, Madang District, Papua New Guinea 1940 – 1984

not titled [bird]. September 1974 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from two stencils (black and red) Support: thin white hot-pressed paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/50
Edition: edition of 15 printed in black ink; edition of 50 printed in black and red ink.

Primary Insc: not signed. dated lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Sep 74'. not titled. inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/50'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 43.4 h x 61.4 w cm sheet 49.6 h x 71.1 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.166 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.26
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
Provenance:
  • 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.