Collection Online
oil on paper
101.1 × 72.0 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
© the artist
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The water spirit depicted in this painting, named Komap, is thought to live in a huge lagoon named Kwasanaba located in the swamp country to the east of the Washkuk Hills.