Lesbia THORPE, Nocturnal quins. Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Nocturnal quins. 1981 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamps lower right within printed image in red ink, '[Chinese characters within square] / [LB within square]'. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Nocturnal Quins'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '6/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1981 / M / S.S.'.
Dimensions: printed image 37.8 h x 36.2 w cm sheet 65.3 h x 50.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1016
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.