Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Houses of Taiwan. 1977 Place made: Taiwan
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from three blocks Support: thin textured cream wove Japanese style paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/8
Edition: edition of 8

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamp lower right within printed image in red ink, '[Chinese characters within square] / [LB within square]'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'HOUSES OF TIAWAN [sic]'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1/8'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1977 / T / W.C.'.
Dimensions: printed image 64.6 h x 55.7 w cm sheet (irregular) 70.9 h x 60.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1013
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.