Mathias KAUAGE

Gembogl, Simbu, Papua New Guinea 1944 – Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 2003

Tupela slip cons diwai [Two men sleep in tree.] 1968 Place made: Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'kauage'. not dated. titled lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'TUPELA SLIP CONS DiWAi'. inscribed verso upper centre left upside down in black pencil, '# C27'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 39.4 h x 29.0 w cm sheet 57.9 h x 45.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.236 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2009
Accession No: NGA 2009.296
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ross Searle, Brisbane, 2009.