David LASISI, Samkuila. Enlarge 1 /1


Lossu, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea born 1955

Samkuila. 1976
Collection Title: Lasisi, David. Searching. Boroko: National Arts School, 1976
Page: poem 32
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in orange ink, from one stencil Support: thick white paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 75/115
Edition: edition of 115; impressions in orange, blue or black ink

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'David Lasisi'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with edition details lower left below printed image in penicl, '75/115'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 40.6 h x 56.0 w cm sheet 50.8 h x 63.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.41 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gift of Cecilia Ng in memory of Anthony Forge 2006
Accession No: NGA 2006.654.32
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.