Lesbia THORPE, Flight Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Flight 1960 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin smooth cream wove Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 2/12
Edition: edition of 12

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 with broken circle]'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'FLIGHT'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '2/12'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1960 / M / L.C'.
Dimensions: printed image 55.0 h x 44.4 w cm sheet 64.4 h x 52.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1000
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.