Mathias KAUAGE, Plang bilong pait [war shield]. Enlarge 1 /1

Mathias KAUAGE

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

Plang bilong pait [war shield]. 1969 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: thin 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'. not dated. titled lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'PLANK BILONG PAIT'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 44.0 h x 27.0 w cm sheet 53.2 h x 43.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.268 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2001
Accession No: NGA 2001.53
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
Image rights: © approved by Elisabeth Kauage
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, 2001.