Lesbia THORPE, The house on the hill. Enlarge 1 /1

Lesbia THORPE

Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

The house on the hill. 1982 Place made: Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper woodcut and linocut, 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: 6/7
Edition: edition of 7

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, 'Topu Risibia']'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'The House of the Hill'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '6/7'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1982 / Q / W.C. + / L.C.'.
Dimensions: printed image 63.2 h x 44.0 w cm sheet 71.0 h x 57.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1023
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.