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John MAN

Golmand, Simbai, Madang, Papua New Guinea 1953 – 1982

Kaunan. [F [abbreviation]] by 1975 Title Notes: 'F' inscribed on lower left of work corresponds to title 'Kaunan' on floorsheet from 1975 exhibition.
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Creation Notes: This work was exhibited in a 1975 exhibition.
Materials & Technique: prints, woodcut, printed in red and black inks, from one block Support: thin smooth off-white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 11/15
Edition: edition of 15

Primary Insc: signed lower right adjacent to image in black pencil, 'JOHN'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower right adjacent to image in black pencil, '11/15'. inscribed lower left adjacent to image in black pencil, 'F'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 71.1 h x 37.5 w cm sheet (torn) 85.1 h x 64.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.134 | impression
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016
Accession No: NGA 2016.397
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
Provenance:
  • Purchased by Vicki and William Walshe, from the National Arts School, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 1975.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Vicki and William Walshe, Cammeray, NSW, 2016.