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Timothy AKIS

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

Tripela birua [three enemies]. 4 July 1975 Title Notes: 'Q' inscribed on lower left of work corresponds to title 'Tripela birua' 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: 10/38
Edition: edition of 38; 29 printed in blacl; 9 printed in colour

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: dated lower right below image in black pencil, '4-7-75'. inscribed lower right below image in black pencil, '10/38'. inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, 'Q'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 57.2 h x 46.0 w cm sheet 75.0 h x 56.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.275 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.393
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.