Lesbia THORPE, Rock face. Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

Rock face. 1960 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper linocut, printed in colour inks, from multiple blocks Support: thin smooth cream Japanese style wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: published state
Impression: 1/10
Edition: edition of 10

Primary Insc: Signed lower right within printed image in black pencil, 'LESBIA THORPE'. Artist's stamp lower left within printed image in purple ink, '[LT within broken circle]'. Not dated. Titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'ROCK FACE'. Inscribed lower left below printed image in black pencil, '1/10'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, '1960 M [upside down] Relief'.
Dimensions: printed image 55.5 h x 45.0 w cm sheet 55.5 h x 45.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1026
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.