Lesbia THORPE, School of fish. Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

School of fish. 1965 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 6/9
Edition: edition of 9

Primary Insc: Signed lower right below printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'SCHOOL OF FISH'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '6/9'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1965 / M. / W.C.'.
Dimensions: printed image 40.2 h x 55.2 w cm sheet (irregular) 48.5 h x 58.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1020
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.