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Mathias KAUAGE

Gembogl, Simbu, Papua New Guinea 1944 – Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 2003

Ol tourist ikam ol i save igo. long tari olsem na merry christmas igo long tari [Ol tourist I kam ol I save I go long Tari olsem na merry christams Igo long Tari] 1995 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, paint (acrylic); ink; paper drawing in acrylic paint and fibre-tipped pen Support: paper

Primary Insc: bottom left in black marker pen: KAUAGE.MATHIAS 1995. P.N.G bottom right in black marker pen: OL TOURiST iKAM OL i SAVE iGO. LONG TARi OLSEM NA MERRY CHRiSTMAS iGO LONG TARi.
Dimensions: image 79.0 h x 109.0 w cm sheet 79.0 h x 109.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.81
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from PNG Art Advisors, Sydney, February 1997.