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Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Three's a crowd. 1979 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from five stencils Support: thin smooth cream speckled wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 5/6
Edition: edition of 6

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, 'Three's a crowd'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '5/6'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1979 S.S. / M'.
Dimensions: printed image 46.2 h x 62.0 w cm sheet 58.5 h x 72.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1008
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.