Dancing mask.

Primary Artist

Banabas India (by 1975)

Title

Dancing mask.

Date made

1975 – December 1975

Place made

Pacific, Papua New Guinea, National Capital District, Port Moresby View on map Close map

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Category

Print

Print type

stencil

Technique

screenprint, printed in black ink, from one screen

Matrix size

67.3 x 45.5 cm (printed image (irregular))

Support

thick textured cream wove paper

Support size

71.0 x 50.7 cm (sheet)

Manufacturers mark

no manufacturer's mark

State

published state

Impression

21/60

Edition information

edition of 60

Inscriptions or device by artist or designated agent

Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'Banabas India / Dec 75'. Titled lower right below printed image in black pencil, ' 'Dancing Mask' '. Inscribed with edition details, lower right below printed image in black pencil, '21/60'.

Subject description

The Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection of contemporary Papua New Guinea prints and drawings, 1968-1990

Collection

National Gallery of Australia

IRN

143612

Accession number

2005.221.23

Accession method

Purchase

Meeting

Meeting 5, 2004/2005 (2005-04-27)

Credit line

Ulli and Georgina Beier Collection, purchased 2005

Subject categories

Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968 | Collection: The Georgina and Ulli Beier collection of contemporary Papua New Guinea prints and drawings, 1968-1990, acquired 2005.

Creators

INDIA, Banabas | Papua New Guinean | artist