Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

  • Europe 1960-62, 1972-75
  • Taiwan 1976-78

Inuit masks - The thunder birds. 1995 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin smooth cream laid paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/9
Edition: edition of 9

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE 1995'. Artist's stamp lower right within printed image in red ink, '[Chinese characters within square]'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Inuit Masks - The Thunder Birds'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/9'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 47.4 h x 40.0 w cm sheet 54.2 h x 50.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1673
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Queensland, October 2010.