Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Summer thistle. 1989 Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in colour inks, from two plates Support: medium-weight smooth cream 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 plate-mark in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE / 1989'. Stamped lower right below image in red ink, '[cat head]'. Titled lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'SUMMER THISTLE'. Inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, '3/5'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 9.90 h x 11.70 w cm sheet 19.60 h x 26.80 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of the artist, 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1330
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Queensland, October 2007.