David LASISI, The whore. Enlarge 1 /1


Lossu, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea born 1955

The whore. 1976
Collection Title: Lasisi, David. Searching. Boroko: National Arts School, 1976
Page: poem 23
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in purple ink, from one stencil Support: thick white paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 64/107
Edition: edition of 107

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'DavidLasisi'. not dated Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The WHORE'. inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image in black pencil, '64/107'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 49.5 h x 39.2 w cm sheet 59.2 h x 48.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.49 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.30
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.