Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919
- Europe 1960-62, 1972-75
- Taiwan 1976-78
Once was a forest.
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple hand-cut stencils Support: thin tectured cream flecked Japanese-style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 5
Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE 1997'.
Artist's stamp lower right within printed image in red ink, '?????? [Taiwanese approximation of Lesbia Thorpe, translates as 'Topu Risibia']'.
Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Once was a forest'.
Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1/5'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
printed image 39.4 h x 38.0 w cm sheet 50.9 h x 46.8 w cm
: Gift of the artist, 2007 Accession No
: NGA 2007.1349
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Queensland, October 2007.