Lesbia THORPE, Sleeping village. Enlarge 1 /1

Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Sleeping village. 1977 Place made: Taiwan
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from four blocks Support: thin textured cream wove Japanese paper; boarder of gray fabric; mounted on thin textured cream wove Japanese paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamps lower right within printed image in red, '[Chinese character within square] / [LB within sqaure].' Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'SLEEPING VILLAGE'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1977 / T / W.C. [diagonal]'.
Dimensions: printed image 62.0 h x 57.0 w cm sheet 64.0 h x 58.9 w cm backing 75.9 h x 67.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.997
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.