Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919
- Europe 1960-62, 1972-75
- Taiwan 1976-78
The cat and dragon
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 7
Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'.
Artist's stamps lower right within printed image in red ink, '??? [artist's Chinese character name, translates as 'Lu Buwen']' / '[LB within square]'.
Artist's stamp lower left within printed image in red ink, '?????? [Taiwanese approximation of Lesbia Thorpe, translates as 'Topu Risibia']'.
Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'THE CAT & DRAGON'.
Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/7'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1977 / T / W.C.'.
printed image 61.0 h x 58.2 w cm sheet [deckle-edged] 69.5 h x 62.5 w cm
: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989 Accession No
: NGA 89.989
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.