Martin MORUBUBUNA, Day of the witches. Enlarge 1 /1


Kwebwaga, Kiriwana, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea 1957 – 2013

Day of the witches. c.1979 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper right corner, 'ARCHES 88 / FRANCE'.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower left below image in black pencil, 'MMorububuna'. titled lower right below image in black pencil, 'Day of the witches'. inscribed with edition details lower right below image in black pencil, '4/30'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, '2013.693'.
Dimensions: printed image 45.5 h x 31.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 76.7 h x 57.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of David Fopp 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.693
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from David Fopp, 2013. These were acquired by Fopp when a resident in Port Moresby in the 1970s.