Lesbia THORPE, A quiet street. Enlarge 1 /1

Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

A quiet street. 1982-83 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from four blocks Support: thin textured cream Japanese style wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 4/?
Edition: edition unknown

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']'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'a Quiet Street'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '4'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1982-3 / S / W.C.'.
Dimensions: printed image 61.4 h x 49.0 w cm sheet (deckle edged) 72.5 h x 61.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpen 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1012
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.