Lesbia THORPE, not titled [village in Taiwan]. Enlarge 1 /1


Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia 1919 – 2009

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

not titled [village in Taiwan]. 1978 Place made: Taiwan
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: 1/8
Edition: edition of 8

Primary Insc: Not signed. 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. Not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '1/8'. Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '1978 / T / W.C.'
Dimensions: printed image 65.2 h x 48.0 w cm sheet 69.2 h x 55.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Lesbia Thorpe 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.1028
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from the artist, Melbourne, June 1989.