Lesbia THORPE, The dead house Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

The dead house Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black and blue ink, from two blocks Support: thin cream Japanese paper subsequently laid down on medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 12/12
Edition: edition of 12

Primary Insc: signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The Dead House'. inscribed lower right below printed image in black pencil, '12/12'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso upper centre in black pencil, 'N + P / Sheets [? illegible]'.
Dimensions: printed image 26.0 h x 26.2 w cm sheet 30.6 h x 31.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the estate of Barbara Brash
Accession No: NGA 2009.538
Subject: Art exhibition invitation
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the Estate of Barbara Brash, Melbourne, 2009.