Lesbia THORPE, Stone birds. Enlarge 1 /1

Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Stone birds. 1977 Place made: Taiwan
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from two blocks Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamp lower right within printed image in red ink, '?????? [Taiwanese approximation of Lesbia Thorpe, translates as 'Topu Risibia']'. Artist's stamps lower left within printed image in red ink, '??? [artist's Chinese character name, translates as 'Lu Buwen']' / '[LB within square]'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'STONE BIRDS'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1/10'. Inscribed upper left corner in black pencil, 'dark green'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1977 / T / L.C.'.
Dimensions: printed image 58.2 h x 42.6 w cm sheet 63.7 h x 54.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.990
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.