Lesbia THORPE, Japanese nocturne no.2. Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Japanese nocturne no.2. 1966 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut and linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin smooth wove Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/14
Edition: edition of 14

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamp lower left within printed image in red ink, '[LT within broken circle]'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'JAPANESE NOCTURNE NO.2'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '4/14'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, 'M 1966 / W.C. + L.C.'.
Dimensions: printed image 38.0 h x 56.4 w cm sheet 51.0 h x 55.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.998
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.