Tsembaga, Simbai Valley, Madang District, Papua New Guinea 1940
not titled [figure with hands raised] [recto]
[fishes and face] [verso]
Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique:
drawings, drawing in black fibre-tipped pen, black fineliner pen and red crayon Support: paper
Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso in black pencil, 'We're all / gone to Idlers / Back by about 10 / R'.
image (recto) 29.8 h x 11.0 w cm image (verso) 19.0 h x 17.4 w cm sheet 33.4 h x 20.8 w cm
: Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005 Accession No
: NGA 2005.222.145AB Subject
: Collection: The Georgina and Ulli Beier collection of contemporary Papua New Guinea prints and drawings, 1968-1990, acquired 2005.
Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
- Collection of Ulli Beier (1922-2011) and his wife Georgina Beier (born 1938), who lived and taught in Papua New Guinea 1967-1971, where they encouraged and facilitated the production of these works.
- Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ulli and Georgina Beier, Sydney, April 2005