Painting

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Registration number
40938
Item name
Painting 
Category
Painting/Paper
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Wangu  
Associated cultural group
Kwasengen language 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East Sepik Province > Maprik District > Pukago village
Map
Collector
Professor Robert MacLennan 
Acquisition date
June 17, 2013 
Acquisition method
Donated by MacLennan family 
Raw material
powder tempera paint, paper
Dimensions
H: 1060 mm W: 760 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Research notes

Painted in 1963 by Wangu, aged 50; Pukago village. The painting depicts two male ancestors named Walimandu and two female ancestors named Raminingia [R. MacLennan catalogue notes].

Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program in memory of Professor Bob MacLennan

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