Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

When in doubt - wash. 1994 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks Support: thin smooth off-white Japanese-style wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/6
Edition: edition of 6

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE '94'. Artist's stamp lower right within image in red ink, '[Chinese characters within square]'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'When in doubt - wash'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '3/6'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 48.0 h x 38.6 w cm sheet 55.4 h x 48.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1320
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Queensland, October 2007.