Lesbia THORPE, Tropical fish (2). Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Tropical fish (2). 1963 or 1964 Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin smooth off-white wove Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 9/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamp lower left within image in red ink, '[LT with broken circle]'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'TROPICAL FISH (2)'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '9/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 41.0 h x 58.0 w cm sheet 48.3 h x 63.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.1430
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Gallery A, Melbourne, 1976.