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Timothy AKIS

Tsembaga, Simbai Valley, Madang District, Papua New Guinea 1940 – 1984

Man i poret long tupela masalai [a man in front of two demons]. 8 July 1975 Title Notes: 'EE' inscribed on lower right of work corresponds to title 'Man i poret long tupela masalai' on floorsheet from 1975 exhibition.
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, photo screenprint, printed in black ink, from one stencil Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove card
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 31/39
Edition: edition of 39; 32 printed in black; 7 printed in colour

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right below image in black pencil, '8-7-75 EE 31/39'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 56.2 h x 43.5 w cm sheet 75.0 h x 56.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.269 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.387
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
Provenance:
  • Purchased by Vicki and William Walshe, from the exhibition, 'Tingting Bilong Mi. Akis', National Arts School, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 1975.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Vicki and William Walshe, Cammeray, NSW, 2016.