Martin MORUBUBUNA, Bwa u [Boat]. Enlarge 1 /1


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

Bwa u [Boat]. [A storm. | Kula expedition.] c.1981 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from twelve stencils Support: thick white wove Arches BFK Rives paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower left 'BFK RIVES/FRANCE' and infinity symbol.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 12/100
Edition: edition of 100; plus proofs

Primary Insc: signed lower right within printed image in blue ballpoint pen ink 'MMo(illeg.)'. not dated. not titled. inscribed with edition details, lower left within printed image in black texa pen ink '12/100'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, '2002.356'.
Dimensions: printed image 50.4 h x 65.6 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 50.4 h x 65.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.64 | impression
Acknowledgement: Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.356
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2002.