Martin MORUBUBUNA, The legend of Iakauetega. Enlarge 1 /1


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

The legend of Iakauetega. 1977 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: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/30
Edition: edition of 30

Primary Insc: signed lower left below image in black pencil, 'MMorububuna'. not dated. titled lower right below image in black pencil, 'The legend of Iakauetega'. 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, '2013.694'.
Dimensions: printed image 48.7 h x 33.3 w cm sheet 62.7 h x 47.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.142 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gift of David Fopp 2013
Accession No: NGA 2013.694
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • 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.