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Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Old kilim - memories of Turkey. 1995 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils Support: thin smooth cream flecked Japanese-style wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/6
Edition: edition of 6

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE 1995'. Artist's stamp lower right below printed image in red ink, '?????? [Taiwanese approximation of Lesbia Thorpe, translates as 'Topu Risibia']'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'old kilim - memories of Turkey'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '5/6'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 46.4 h x 40.2 w cm sheet 56.2 h x 43.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1347
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Queensland, October 2007.