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Timothy AKIS

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

not titled [early drawings] [Akis early scribbles (see tertiary inscription)] (1968-69) Description: Sketchbook of 13 drawings on 12 original sheets with tissue interleaving and one loose sheet | cardboard cover
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: drawings, crayon; graphite; paper drawing in colour crayons and black pencil Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed on front cover in black fineline pen, 'Akis early scribbles'.
Dimensions: sheet 27.0 h x 37.2 w cm cover 27.0 h x 37.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.222.157.1-13
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