Lesbia THORPE, Tropical fish. Enlarge 1 /1

Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Tropical fish. 1963 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin textured off-white speckled hand-made wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/6
Edition: edition of 6

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, LESBIA THORPE'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'TROPICAL FISH'. Incribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '6/6'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 40.1 h x 57.0 w cm sheet (deckle edged) 45.3 h x 60.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1963
Accession No: NGA 63.80
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Commonwealth Art Advisory Board (C.A.A.B.), from the artist, Melbourne, November 1963.