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Oscar TOWA


Kerowagi, Papua New Guinea born 1972

Papa mama bird of paradise tupela I laik givim kai kai long pikinini blong ol. [Papa mama bird of paradies tupela l laik givim kaikai long pikinini blong ol] 1995 Description: Two birds of paradise facing each other
Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in gouache and black fibre-tipped pen Support: paper

Primary Insc: Inscribed front bottom left corner in black fibre-tipped pen, 'PAPA MAMA BIRD OF PARA-DISE TUPELA I I LAIK GIVIM KAI KAI LONG PIKININI BLONG OL'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed bottom right corner in black fibre-tipped pen, OSCAR TOWA. '1995'.
Dimensions: sheet 64.0 h x 55.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.76
Subject: Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
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