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Timothy AKIS

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

not titled [figure with hands on hips and unidentified form] (January 1969) Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in yellow and green fibre-tipped pens Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed lower left in green fibre-tipped pen 'AKIS'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black ink 'Akis'. Inscribed left side in green fibre-tipped pen, '...(illeg''.
Dimensions: image 31.4 h x 13.4 w cm sheet 33.2 h x 20.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.222.154
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