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Mathias KAUAGE

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

Tupela pisin [two birds]. 1968 Place made: Port Moresby, Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin smooth white fibrous 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'. titled lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'TUPELA PISIN'. not dated.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 27.0 h x 37.8 w cm sheet (irregular) 45.8 h x 52.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.235 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australia Pacific Fund 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.1173
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ross Searle, Brisbane, 2011.