John MAN, Taim ol dok i opim maus na karai nogut turu long kaikai  [When all the dogs opened their mouths and howled because there was nothing to eat] Enlarge 1 /1

John MAN

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

Taim ol dok i opim maus na karai nogut turu long kaikai [When all the dogs opened their mouths and howled because there was nothing to eat] 26 September 1974 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in black ink, from one stencil; hand-coloured Support: wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/32
Edition: edition of 32

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'JOHN MAN 26.9.74'. Titled lower centre left below printed image in black pencil, 'Taum ol Dok i opim maus na, karai nongut turu long Kaikai'. Inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '1/32'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image (irregular) 37.0 h x 53.2 w cm sheet 54.0 h x 76.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.219 | impression
Acknowledgement: Crafts Board of the Australia Council Collection 1980
Accession No: NGA 82.2569
Subject: Collection: The Crafts Board of Australia Council collection of Australian and International decorative and design arts, acquired 1982. Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the Crafts Board of the Australia Council Collection, February 1980.