Lesbia THORPE, Victorian facade. Enlarge 1 /1

Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Victorian facade. 1980 Place made: Sydney, New South.Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from four blocks Support: thin smooth cream wove 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 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, 'VICTORIAN FACADE'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1/8'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left corner in black pencil, 'VICTORIAN FACADE / LESBIA THORPE / VA 960'. Inscribed verso lower right corner in black pencil, 1980 / S / W.C.'.
Dimensions: printed image 57.4 h x 51.0 w cm sheet 66.8 h x 59.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1015
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, June, Melbourne 1989.