Lesbia THORPESTUDIO ONE INC, Did someone spy fish? Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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


commenced 1985 – 2000

print workshop (organisation)

Did someone spy fish? 1993 Place made: Studio One, Kingston Art Space, 71 Leichhardt Street, Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in black ink, from one block Support: medium-weight smooth white wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/6
Edition: edition of 6

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE / '93'. 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, 'DID SOMEONE SPY FISH'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '6/6'.
Secondary Insc: Studio One blindstamp lower right corner, 'STUDIO ONE INC / CANBERRA [within circle]'.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 38.9 h x 32.0 w cm sheet (irregular) 56.6 h x 38.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1340
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Queensland, October 2007.