David LASISI, The shark. Enlarge 1 /1


Lossu, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea born 1955

The shark. 1976
Collection Title: Lasisi, David. Searching. Boroko: National Arts School, 1976
Page: poem 24
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in blue ink, from one stencil Support: white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 77/109
Edition: edition of 109; some impressions signed in differing orientations

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'David Lassisi 76'. Titled lower centre below printed image in black pencil, 'The Shark'. Inscribed with edition details, lower left below printed image in black pencil, '77/109'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 51.5 h x 47.6 w cm sheet 63.2 h x 62.3 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.48 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 1991
Accession No: NGA 91.495
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from PNG Art Advisors, Sydney, June 1991.